(MAP) ORTELIUS, ABRAHAM Itala nam tellus GRAECIA MAJOR erat. Ovid 4. Fast. [Amsterdam], c.1600.
Hand- colored engraved map depicting the part of Italy that was formerly called Graecia Major or Magna Graecia i.e the "foot" of the Italian boot reaching up to Paestum south of Naples. Seen from the West. All names in Latin. With three cartouches one of which contains a special map of the so-called "Diomedeae" Islands off the coast of Mount Gargano in Apulia. Framed and matted. (34 x 48 cm.)