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Ortelius’ Map of Southeastern Europe

SKU: 7609
£650.00

Title:
Ortelius’ Map of Southeastern Europe

Date of publication:
1595

Printed Measurement:
36.5 x 50 cm

Publisher(s):

  • Plantin-Moretus
  • Colour:
    modern

    Mapmaker(s):

  • Abraham Ortelius
  • 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).