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Renaissance Exploration Map Collection Maps and Atlases from the Renaissance Period

Ducatus Ferrariensis, finitimarumque partium descriptio.

Title:
Ducatus Ferrariensis, finitimarumque partium descriptio.
Alternate Title:
Dvcatvs Ferrariensis finitimarvmque partivm descriptio
Author:
Aleotti, Giambattista, 1546-1636 and Vrients, Jan Baptista, 1552-1612
Author (no Collectors):
Vrients, Jan Baptista, 1552-1612
Topic:
map
Language:
Latin
Physical Description:
1 map : engraving, hand colored ; 45 x 52 cm
Publication Info:
be and Antuerp [Antwerp]
Date:
1612
Date (no approx):
1612
Imprint:
[1612]
Genre:
map
Notes:
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • North oriented toward right of sheet.
  • Latitudinal and longitudinal lines along margins.
  • Decorative cartouche, shield containing dedication.
  • Features topography, vegetation, waterways.
  • Shows Poe Estuary.
  • From Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Spanish edition ("Theatro del Mondo di Abrahamo Ortelio"), Vrients, 1612.