Auction 111, Lot 556

"Sardinia", Ortelius/Galle

Subject: Mediterranean - Sardinia

Period: 1601 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

4.2 x 3 inches
10.7 x 7.6 cm

This handsome miniature map delineates all of Sardinia and part of Corsica. North is oriented to the left. Full stipple engraving is the sea. Embellished with a sailing ship and sea monster.


Condition: A

Early, dark impression and fine original coloring. One marginal wormhole, and a little marginal soiling.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $170

Closed on 6/8/2005