"Barbariae Et Biledulgerid, Nova Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham
Subject: Northern Africa
Period: 1592 (published)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
19.6 x 12.8 inches
49.8 x 32.5 cm
Handsome map of the famed Barbary coast. Richly engraved with place names, mountains, and numerous spurious lakes in the Sahara Desert. Title contained in a strapwork panel across the top. Two fantastic sea monsters and a sailing ship ornament the map. Latin text on verso with page number 108.
References: Van den Broecke #176.
Lovely later color in the correct style for the period.