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Auction 102, Lot 411

"Aprutii Ulterioris Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Italy

Period: 1590 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

16.6 x 12.7 inches
42.2 x 32.3 cm

Decorative map of Abruzzi based on Natale Bonifacio's map of 1587. Three large strapwork cartouches and a sea battle ornament the map. Latin text on verso.

References: Van den Broecke #138.

Condition: B

Nice original color. Toning along fold with a small wormhole on the fold. Old paper repair of tear in blank margin.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $300

Closed on 3/5/2003