Ortelius’ Map of Southeastern EuropeSKU: 7609
Ortelius’ Map of Southeastern Europe
Date of publication:
36.5 x 50 cm
Romaniae, (quae olim Thracia dicta) Vicinarumque Regionum, uti Bulgariae, Walachiae, Syrfiae, etc. Descriptio.
Copper engraving, 36.5 x 50 cm, recent-hand-colour, Latin text on verso. The Lower Danube region and southeastern Europe, extending to the shores of the Black Sea, first published in a 1584 edition of the ‘Theatrum’. Jacob Gastaldi is credited as the source (his two and four-sheet maps of the region appeared in 1559-60).