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Ortelius, Abraham
Bavariae olim Vindelociae, delineationis compendium Ex tabula Philippi Apiani Math.
Platin, Antwerpen, 1595. Original antique copper engraving, published in the atlas ,Theatrum Oris TerrarumÂ’ by Abraham Ortelius in Antwerp 1595, Latin text edition. The map of Bavaria is shown after the so-called ,Landtafeln by Phillip ApianÂ’. Verso with Latin descriptive text. An important early antique map of Bavaria, Regensburg and the Danube. Regensburg is located at the geographical northest point of the river Danube. The map shows Bavaria with the neighboring Bohemia with the Bavarian and Bohemian woods, it extends in the north towards the 'Fichtelgebirge' and Nürnberg. In The cities and towns on the map still shown as miniature views in form of silhouettes. At the right side in the centre with a large decorative engraved renaissance title cartouche, above with a cartouche with the Bavarian rhombic pattern. In the lower right corner a mileage scale. In excellent condition. 385 by 492mm (15 by 19 inches).
Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Berg eK Inh. R.Berg [Regensburg, Germany]
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