"Saxoniae, Misniae, Thuringiae, Nova Exactissimaq. Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham
Period: 1588 (circa)
Publication: Epitome du theatre
Color: Hand Color
4.3 x 3 inches
10.9 x 7.6 cm
Attractive miniature map of Saxony and the surrounding region filled with minutely engraved place names, each symbolized by a tiny castle and colored in red. The map is decorated with a figural title cartouche. French text on verso. Title across top: Saxonia.
References: King, 2nd edition p.140.
Lovely original color and impression.