“Romaniae (Quae olim Thracia Dicta) Vicinarumquae Regionum uti Bulgariae Walachiae, Syrfiae etc. Auctore Iacobo Castaldo”.Published in “Theatrum Orbis Terrarum”, c. 1606. Van den Broecke, 159. Based on Gastaldi’s double sheet map. Shows Romania, Bulgaria and western Turkey. Impressive oversized cartouche. Ortelius was one of the great Flemish cartographers of the 16th Century and produced what is considered to be the first modern world atlas. Old colour, some darkening along c/f otherwise very good.. Copperplate engraving.

Stock No. 1286
Cartographer: Ortelius, Abraham
Year: 1606

Height: 14
Width: 19.5
Price: $700