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Lot 584
By: Abraham Ortelius
Subject: Austria
Date: 1571 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Condition Code: A

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Color: hand color

Size: 18.5 x 13.4 inches
         47.0 x 34.1 cm

    This handsome map of Austria presents a distorted picture of the course of the rivers Drau, Mur, Gurk and Lavant with numerous spurious lakes. The rivers in the north are much more accurately represented. Oval title cartouche and scale of miles with dividers and a coat of arms adorn the sheet. This is the second state with the addition of the name Stubming fl. added near the center. Latin text on verso.

See also lot 812 for two reference books on Ortelius and his atlas maps.

Condition Description: A crisp, early impression on paper with Ortelius' common crossed arrows watermark, one spot of foxing at left, and marginal soiling.

Ref: Van den Broecke #105.

$180.00 - $210.00

Sold for: $95.00

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