Bertius, Petrus

1616

Antique map of the island of Ischia in the Bay of Naples

Descriptio Ischiae | Ischia Insula

DESCRIPTION: Small detailed, 400 year-old map of the volcanic island of Ischia which lies off the coast of Naples, Italy. Ischia is the largest of three islands that lie in or near the Gulf of Naples: Ischia, Capri, and Procida. At the east end of the island is shown the Aragonese Castle built in the year 474.

From the Latin edition of Bertius' 'Tabularum geographicarum contractarum..' Petrus Bertius was a professor of mathematics at Leyden University in Holland.

CREATOR: Bertius, Petrus

PUBLICATION DATE: 1616

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: Italy

BODY OF WATER: Bay of Naples

CONDITION: Fair.  Wash hand coloring. Repaired tear at left side, not easily noticeable.

COLORING: Old hand color.

ENGRAVER: Jacob Hondius Jr.

SIZE: 5 " x 3 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 4

PRICE: $150


ADD TO CART



This web site provides security by Rapid SSL









Similar items: