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Abraham Ortelius:  Rhetiae alpestris descriptio in qua hodie Tirolis Comitatus [with] Goritiae, Karstii, Chaczeolae, Carniolae, Histriae, et Windorum Marchae Descrip.

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Title: Rhetiae alpestris descriptio in qua hodie Tirolis Comitatus [with] Goritiae, Karstii, Chaczeolae, Carniolae, Histriae, et Windorum Marchae Descrip.

Map Maker: Abraham Ortelius

Place / Date: Antwerp / 1608

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 20 x 13.5 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $245.00

Inventory ID: 32448bp


Description:

A nice full color example of these two regional maps by Ortelius.

The Tirolian map extends from Mantua, Verona and Vincenza to Furstenfeld, Mildorf and Wasserburg and is centered on Innsburck. Salzburg also appears. The second map extends from the Islands of Cigola and Osero to the Savus River. Nice dark impression and wide margins. From the 1587 French edition of Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern Atlas.


References: Van Den Broecke 116.


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