"Daciarum, Moesiarumque, vetus descriptio". Copper etching from "Theatrum orbis terrarum" by Abraham Ortelius, Antwerp 1595. Recent hand coloring.  This very attractive map was done by the great cartograph, Abraham Ortelius, himself. It shows the area of present day Romania and Bulgaria extending south to the Bosporus by Istanbul. The map has three Renaissance cartouches.

Maps, Balkans, Bulgaria, Istanbul, Ovid, Ortelius

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"Daciarum, Moesiarumque, vetus descriptio". Copper etching from "Theatrum orbis terrarum" by Abraham Ortelius, Antwerp 1595. Recent hand coloring.

This very attractive map was done by the great cartograph, Abraham Ortelius, himself. It shows the area of present day Romania and Bulgaria extending south to the Bosporus by Istanbul. The map has three Renaissance cartouches. The title cartouche is on the left side and the lower cartouche has a saying of Ovid. The cartouche in the upper right has a dedication. Verso: Text in Latin.

Original antique print 

Map has light toning and the margins light spotting. General condition is Very Good.

34.9 x 45.8 cm ( 13.7 x 18 ")   interior design, wall decoration, ideas, idea, gift ideas, present, vintage, charming, special, decoration, home interior, living room design


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