"Regni Bohemiae Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham
Subject: Czech Republic
Period: 1579 (published)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
20 x 13 inches
50.8 x 33 cm
Fine map with Prague near center. Boldly engraved in Ortelius' style with mountains and forests and hundreds of tiny villages. The map is based on the cartography of Johann Criginger 1521-1571. Two strapwork cartouches at bottom. Latin text on verso.
References: Van den Broecke #101.
Pair of tiny wormholes at neatline. Minor flaws in margin with margins slightly trimmed, but still more than adequate.