Cartographica Neerlandica Background for Ortelius Map No. 111


image of the map

Title: PALATINVS BAVARIAE DESCRIPTIO | ERHARDO REYCH TIROLENSE AVCTORE. [Depiction of the imperial region of Bavaria by Erhard Reych from Tirol]. (Outside right edge:) "Franciscus Hogenberg Sculpsit." [Engraved by Franciscus Hogenberg] - WIRTENBERGENSIS DVCATVS VE|RA DESCRIPTIO TVBINGAE EDITA. 1558 [A true depiction of the duchy of Wirtenberg, published in TŘbingen. 1558] (Lower right:) "Cum priuilegio." [With privilege].

Plate size: 310 x 493 mm. Two maps on one plate.

Identification number: Ort 111 (Koeman/Meurer: 30ab, Karrow: 1/40, 1/41)

Title 111a: Palatinus BavariŠ
Scale: 1 : 650,000. Size: 310 x 243 mm.
Identification number: Ort 111a (Koeman/Meurer: 30a, Karrow: 1/40, vdKrogtAN: 2670:31A).

States: 111a.1 only.

Cartographic sources: Erhart Reich, abt. 1500-1550 or later (Meurer p. 223-224, Karrow 63/1, p. 451-452)

Title 111b: Wirtenbergensis
Scale: 1 : 650,000. Size: 310 x 243 mm.
Identification number: Ort 111b (Koeman/Meurer: 30b, Karrow: 1/41, vdKrogtAN: 2620:31A).

States: 111b.1 only.

Cartographic sources: anonymous single sheet map published in TŘbingen in 1559 (Meurer p. 96-97).

Occurrence in Theatrum editions and page number:

1570L(AC)30 (225 copies printed) (third line of title BAVARIĂ PALATINVS. in smaller font than the first line of the title; last line, centred like two lines above it, italic like the rest of the text of Wirtemberg: "quod inde Neccarense vocant,fertilis est."),
1570L(B)30 (100 copies printed) (third line of title BAVARIĂ PALATINVS. in smaller font than the first line of the title; last line, centred like two lines above it, not italic like the rest of the text: generosi vini, quod inde Neccarense vocant,fertilis est.),
1571L30 (275 copies printed) (third line of title BAVARIĂ PALATINVS. in font of the same size as that of the first line; last line, italic like the entire text, centred like 2 lines above it: "quod inde Neccarense vocant,fertilis est."),
1571/1573D30 (350 copies printed) (last line, in cursive script, centred like two lines above it: "daer nae Neckar-wijn noemt".),
1572G30Koler (pasted over p.30 of a 1570L edition; few copies printed)(last line, left aligned, in Gothic script except for one name: schreibt Franciscus Ireincus[!] sehr fein im 8. Buch am 34. Cap. Am Neccar wechst auch k÷stlicher Wein/den man von ihm den Neccarwein nennet.),
1572/1573G30 (225 copies printed) (last line, cursive like the entire Wirtemberg text, centred like 3 lines above it: "darnach nennen thuet."),
1572/1574F30 (225 copies printed) (last line, centred like 2 lines above it: qui retient le nom d'icelle, s'appelle, Vin de Neckar.),
1573L(A)37 (40 copies printed) (first text line ends: excurrit ; last line, centred like two lines above it: Neccarus fluuius,generosi vini,quod inde Neccarense vocant,fertilis est.),
1573L(B)37 (40 copies printed) (first text line ends syl- ; last line, centred like two lines above it: Neccarus fluuius,generosi vini,quod inde Neccarense vocant,fertilis est.),
1574L37 (175 copies printed) (large page number, 11 mm; non-cursive like the entire Wirtenberg and Nordgau text, centred like one line above it: Necarus fluvius,generosi vini, quod inde Neccarense vocant, fertilis est.),
1575L37 (100 copies printed) (small page number, 7 mm; last line, cursive like the entire Wirtenberg text, centred like one line above it: "Necarus fluvius,generosi vini,quod inde Neccarense vocant, fertilis est."),
1579L(A)53 (250 copies printed) (last line, centred, in italic script: "VVirtenbergum in proxima pagina quam sibi occupat,enarrabitur." ; page number positioned in the extreme right lower corner, further to the right than the last text line. No Wirtenberg text.),
1579L(B)53 (250 copies printed) (last line, centred, in italic script: "VVirtenbergum in proxima pagina quam sibi occupat,enarrabitur." ; page number below the last syllable of last line "enarrabitur." ; no Wirtenberg text.),
1580G53 (200 copies printed) (last line, centred, in Gothic script: es sonderlich ein nimpt/gehandelt werden. ; no Wirtenberg text.),
1581F53 (400 copies printed) (last line, left aligned, in cursive script like the entire text: "& aucunesfois Ó Grunsfelt, laquelle ville se void au▀y enceste Carte". ; no Wirtenberg text).

Map 111a replaced in 1584L by the half sheet map 112a Palatinus BavariŠ, map 111b by a full sheet Wirtenberg, plate Ort 113.

Approximate number of copies printed: 2875.

Text

Bibliographical sources

Topographical names


For questions/comments concerning this page, please e-mail info@orteliusmaps.com.