Auction 101, Lot 366

"Slavoniae Croatiae Carniae Istria Bosniae Desc", Ortelius/Galle

Subject: Balkans

Period: 1577 (circa)

Publication: Epitome Theatri orbis Terrarum

Color: Black & White

Size:
4.3 x 3 inches
10.9 x 7.6 cm

A fine copper engraving from Ortelius' miniature atlas by Philip Galle covering the Balkan peninsula. From an early edition, in French, with the narrow decorative borders.

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Condition: A

Very nice impression and wide margins. Image slightly off center and a little surface soiling.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/4/2002

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