Auction 109, Lot 412

"Gallia Belgica", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg

Period: 1602 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

4.7 x 3.2 inches
11.9 x 8.1 cm

Charming miniature map covering Belgium and the surrounding region. This map is from the third epitome of Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum, copied from Phillip Galle's final edition of 1598, but drawn and engraved by Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius with wide borders with latitude and longitude shown. French text on verso.


Condition: A

Lightly toned.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $60

Closed on 12/1/2004