"Saxoniae, Misniae, Thuringiae, Nova Exactissimaq Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham
Period: 1588 (published)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
19.6 x 13.4 inches
49.8 x 34 cm
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. Spanish text on verso.
References: Van den Broecke #93.
Original color with faint toning and professional repairs on minor fold separations.