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Abraham Ortelius:  Transilvania

Maps of Transylvania


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Title: Transilvania

Map Maker: Abraham Ortelius

Place / Date: Antwerp / 1584

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 17.5 x 13 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $495.00

Inventory ID: 49559


Description:

Nice full color example of Ortelius' map of Transylvania, from his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas.

The map is drawn from a rare map of Hungary prepared by Sambucas in 1566, which is in turn based upon Honter's map of 1532.


References: Van Den Broecke 153.


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Maps of the Balkans
Maps of Romania
Maps of Transylvania