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Auction 101, Lot 381

"Carpetaniae Partis Descr. 1584 [on sheet with] Vardusorum, sive Guipuscoae Regionis Typus [and] Hanc Insulam Perlustrabat, et sua Manu Depingebat", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Spain

Period: 1592 (circa)

Publication: Theatrum/Parergon

Color: Hand Color

19 x 15.3 inches
48.3 x 38.9 cm
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Three maps elegantly composed on one folio sheet. The semicircular map of Cadiz and is taken from a manuscript map drawn by Georg Hoefnagel during his stay 1563-1567. The Carpetaniae map is very accurate but from an unknown source. The source of the Guipuscae map is also unknown, but de Jode also published it in 1578. Latin text on verso.

References: Van den Broecke #31.

Condition: B

Very nice impression with strong color. Small binding hole at center, filled. Minor marginal spots.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/4/2002