"Saxonia, Thuringia, Misnia", Ortelius/Vrients
Period: 1609 (published)
Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum
Color: Hand Color
4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm
Miniature map of the eastern part of Germany bordering Poland and the Czech Republic. Includes Berlin, Gorlitz, Prag, and Muhlhausen. Decorated with a strapwork style title cartouche. The map was engraved by the brothers Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius who had been assistants to Frans Hogenberg and co-engravers of Ortelius' folio Theatrum. Latin text on verso.
References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 88-89.
There is some show through of text in margins, else fine.