Auction 113, Lot 429

"Pomeraniae, Wandalicae Regionis, Typ. [on sheet with] Livoniae Nova Descriptio [and] Ducatus Oswieczensis, et Zatoriensis Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Northern Europe

Period: 1592 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

Three fine maps of the Baltic and Polish regions printed on a single folio sheet. The top map features Pomerania and is based on the Peter Artopaus map published in 1550 by Sebastian Munster. The map of Livonia was drawn by Johannes Portantius and may be based on the lost maps of the region by Marcus Ambrosius and Caspar Henneberger. The map of Oswieczensis was drawn by the Polish cartographer Stanislav Porebski in 1563.

References: Van den Broecke #158.

Condition: B

Good impression and original color. Toned on centerfold with Japanese tissue reinforced centerfold filling a couple of worm tracks.

Estimate: $425 - $500

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/7/2005

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