Maps, Luxembourg, Luxemburg, Montsano, Ortelius
"Lutzenburgensis Ducatus Venriss. Deacript." Copper engraving by Jacobo Surhonio Montsano for "Theatrum orbis terrarum" by Abraham Ortelius ca 1600.Fine hand coloring.
This highly interesting map reaches from the Ardennes on the left to the Moselle on the right. In the lower right is the town of Metz. In the upper right are the towns of Gerolstein and Schoneck in Germany. At the top of the map are the towns of Bomal, Houde and Montegny. On one half of the backside is text (in Latin) about Luxembourg.
Original antique print
On the right and left margins are very old faded notes in ink. Very minimal spotting. Vertical centerfold. Two small repsirs on backside of centerfold - not visible on the front side. Spotting on text on backside.
36.5 x 49 cm ( 14.3 x 19.2 ") interior design, wall decoration, ideas, idea, gift ideas, present, vintage, charming, special, decoration, home interior, living room design