"Ungariae Loca Praecipua Recens Emendata Atque Edita, per Ioannem Sambucum Pannonium, Imp. Ms. Historicum", Ortelius, Abraham
Subject: Southeastern Europe
Period: 1579 (dated)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
19.8 x 13.5 inches
50.3 x 34.3 cm
This fine map covers much of southeastern Europe, centered on present-day Hungary and extending to include Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade, and Transylvania. The map is richly embellished with mountain ranges, forests, rivers and cities. Throughout the landscape are numerous depictions of shepherds with their flocks and wild game animals. Strapwork title cartouche and scale of miles. This is the first state from a French edition published in 1581.
References: Van den Broecke #151.
There are several vertical creases, light show-through of text on verso, and marginal soiling.