Ancient Germany – Germaniae Veteris Typus
Date of first edition: 1595
Date of this map: 1601
Dimensions (not including margins): 36,7 x 47 cm
Dimensions (including margins): 42,2 x 54,2 cm
Condition: excellent. Sharp copper engraving printed on strong paper. Original colouring. Wide margins. Centre fold as published. Two old professional repairs in margins at verso next to centre fold.
Condition rating: A
Map reference: Van der Krogt III, 2000H:31B; Van den Broecke 200; Meurer (Germania), p. 47 ill. 0-24
From: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Abrahami Ortelii Antwerp. Geographi Regii. Antwerpen, PLantin Press, 1601. Van der Krogt III, 31:052, page XV.
Ancient Germany by Ortelius
This map is interesting to note the location of the Gemanic tribes in the region.