Auction 110, Lot 474

"[Lot of 2] Buchaviae, sive Fuldensis Ditionis Typus [and] Waldeccensis Comitatus Descriptio Accuratissima", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Germany

Period: 1641 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Black & White

8.7 x 12.2 inches
22.1 x 31 cm

Two finely engraved maps of regions in Hessen. First covers the vicinity of Fulda and is based on Wolfgang Regerwyl's map of 1574. Second covers neighboring vicinity with Waldeck and Warburg. It was based on Justis Meurs' map of 1572. Each map has its own decorative borders and title cartouches. Pair of maps from a folio sheet, that have been separated along the fold. Published in the rare Spanish edition of 1641.

References: Van den Broecke #98.

Condition: A

Light overall toning and plate ink residue, else fine.

Estimate: $500 - $600


Closed on 3/2/2005