"Mansfeldiae Comitatus Descriptio, auctore Tilemanno Stella Sig.", Ortelius, Abraham
Period: 1575 (published)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
17 x 15.5 inches
43.2 x 39.4 cm
This lovely map of the Duchy of Mansfeld is based on the Tilemann Stella map of 1561. This is the first state, finely engraved by Frans Hogenberg with mountains, forests, swamps, cities and villages. Title is in a picture frame-style cartouche. Latin text on verso with page number 28.
References: Van den Broecke #94.
Dark, early impression. Slight color bleed through on verso and lightly toned at centerfold, else very good.