Auction 114, Lot 466

"Silesiae Typus", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: Poland

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: L'Epitome du Theatre de L'Univers

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm

Miniature version of Ortelius' map based on the work of the Silesien cartographer Martin Helweg in 1561. The map is centered on Preslau (Wroclaw) and the Odra River. Latin text on verso.


Condition: B

Original color with slight oxidation. Paper is still sound.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/1/2006