"Saxoniae, Misniae, Thuringiae, Nova Exactissimaq Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham
Subject: Germany - Saxony
Period: 1595 (circa)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
19.8 x 13.5 inches
50.3 x 34.3 cm
Handsome map covering Saxony and surrounding region with great detail. Embellished with a decorative title cartouche, legend in scroll-style cartouche, distance scales and a decorative border. Filled with place names each symbolized by a tiny castle and colored in red. From the 1595 or 1601 Latin edition.
References: Van Den Broecke #93.
Old repair of short split along centerfold. Beautiful coloring and impression.