"Burgundiae Inferioris, quae Ducatus Nomine Censetur", Ortelius, Abraham
Period: 1584 (dated)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
17.8 x 14.8 inches
45.2 x 37.6 cm
This stunning map is one of four maps of the Burgundy region included in the Theatrum. This map features the Dukedom of Burgundy, which is present-day Cote d'Or with its fabulous vineyards. Locates the cities of Verdun, Chatillon, Montbard, Dijon, Beaune, Chalon, Tournus, Autun, and Saulieu. Embellished with a large strapwork title cartouche with a coat of arms, an equally decorative scale of miles and surrounded in a bold and handsome border. From the Latin edition published in 1603.
References: van den Broecke #54
Lovely impression with full margins. Modern coloring with some color bleed-through to verso.