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An attractive bordered map depicting the region of Saxony, Germany, with the city of Leipzig near the centre. This map was published in the first edition of Abraham Ortelius’ ‘Theatrum Orbis Terrarum’ in 1570, the first modern atlas of the world. This example with Spanish text on the verso is from the 1588 edition. It is derived from a map by Johann Criginger (1521-71). Van den Broecke, M. 93; Karrow 22/1; Meurer pp. 132-3.

Saxoniae, Misniae, Thuringiae, Nova Exactissimaq Descriptio

Antwerp, 1570-[88]
350 x 510 mm., in recent wash colour, otherwise in good condition.
Stock number: 9342


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