"Saxoniae, Misniae, Thuringiae, Nova Exactissimaq Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham
Period: 1612 (published)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Black & White
19.7 x 13.5 inches
50 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. From the last Spanish edition, with crack in copper plate evident at lower left border.
References: Van den Broecke #93.
Toned on centerfold with a few small stains, printer's ink smug in lower left.