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Auction 116, Lot 562

"Saxoniae, Misniae, Thuringiae, Nova Exactissimaq Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Germany

Period: 1579 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

19.7 x 13.5 inches
50 x 34.3 cm
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Handsome map covering Saxony and the 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. Latin text on verso.

References: Van den Broecke #93.

Condition: A

Couple of spots in bottom margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/20/2006