Auction 113, Lot 558

"Poloniae Descrip.", Ortelius/Galle

Subject: Eastern Europe - Poland

Period: 1598 (circa)

Publication: Epitome du theatre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.2 x 3.2 inches
10.7 x 8.1 cm

Fine miniature map based on Ortelius' folio map of the region. The map covers all of Poland plus extending into Lithuania and Russia in the north and to the Black Sea in the south. There is a surprising amount of detail considering the small scale of the map.

References: King (2nd.) pp.60-61.

Condition: A

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $55

Closed on 12/7/2005

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