"Moraviae, quae olim Marcomannorum Sedes, Corographia, A D. Paulo Fabritio Medico et Mathematico Descripta; et a Generosis Moraviae Baronibus Quibusdam Correcta", Ortelius, Abraham
Subject: Czech Republic
Period: 1575 (published)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Black & White
18.5 x 14 inches
47 x 35.6 cm
Handsome map of Moravia based on Paulus Fabritius' map of 1569, revised by Crato. The map is filled with detail of the cities, rivers, mountains and forests and adorned with a large strapwork title cartouche, an interesting key in banner form, and a distance scale incorporating the coat of arms and dividers. Latin text on verso.
References: Van der Broecke #104.
A strong sheet with a good impression. There is a little toning with a very faint damp stain in the lower left. Original ample margins with a couple of small chips.