"Transilvania", Ortelius, Abraham
Period: 1584 (published)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
17.5 x 13 inches
44.5 x 33 cm
Handsome map vividly depicting the mountainous regions and the fertile river valleys. Three strapwork cartouches including one that credits Sambucus's map of 1566 as the basis of this map.
References: Van den Broecke #153.2.
Original color with slight oxidation of green. Margins soiled, centerfold separation closed with archival tape.