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Auction 104, Lot 465

"Saxoniae, Misniae, Thuringiae, Nova Exactissimaq Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Germany

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

19.7 x 13.4 inches
50 x 34 cm
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Fully engraved chart of the region with decorative strapwork cartouche, legend in ribbon-style cartouche and three distance scales. From either the 1595 or 1601 Latin edition.

References: Van den Broecke #93.

Condition: A

Original color with wide margins. Wormholes in lower blank margin just grazing neatline at centerfold, still very good.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/10/2003