Maps, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Istanbul, Bosphorus
"Daciarum, Moesiarumque, vetus descriptio"
Cpper etching from "Theatrum orbis terrarum" by Abraham Ortelius.
Published in Antwerp 1595. Attractive hand coloring.
Abraham Ortelius did this fine map himself. The map shows present-day Romania and Bulgaria. It extends as far south as the Bosphorus by Istanbul.
The map is decorated with three Renaissance cartouches.
The title cartouche on the left side has a saying of Ovid and
the cartouche in the upper right has a dedication.
Verso: Text in Latin.
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Original antique print
Overall condition is Very Good. Map has light toning in margins.
Image: 35 x 45.5 cm (13.7 x 17.9")
Page size: 42 x 58.5 cm ( 16.5 x 23")