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Abraham Ortelius:  Regni Bohemiae Descriptio

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Title: Regni Bohemiae Descriptio

Map Maker: Abraham Ortelius

Place / Date: Antwerp / 1581

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 20 x 13.5 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $675.00

Inventory ID: 45282


Description:

Nice  example of Ortelius' decorative map of Bohemia, centered on Prague, based upon regional maps by Johann Criginger (1521-1571).

The map shows remarkable detail, including towns, rivers, woods and other features. Two gorgeous cartouches and a coat of arms. The map is from Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the World..


References: Van den Brocke 101.


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