"Rhetiae Alpestris Descriptio, in qua Hodie Tirolis Comitatus [on sheet with] Goritiae, Karstii, Chaczeolae, Carniolae, Histriae, et Windorum Marchae Descrip.", Ortelius, Abraham
Subject: Southern Europe
Period: 1573 (circa)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
19.5 x 13.5 inches
49.5 x 34.3 cm
Two regional maps printed on a folio sheet. The Tirolian map covers the Austrian and Italian Alps. The second map continues south of Austria to show part of Slovenia, Croatia and the Istria Peninsula. Dutch text on verso.
References: Van den Broecke #116.
Lovely old color on watermarked paper with some light printer's ink residue at left and faint damp stains confined to the blank margins.