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Auction 114, Lot 484

"Transilvania", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Romania

Period: 1579 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

17.8 x 13 inches
45.2 x 33 cm
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Handsome map vividly depicting the mountainous regions and the fertile river valleys. Three strapwork cartouches including one that credits Sambucus's map of 1566 as the basis of this map. Latin text on verso.

References: Van den Broecke #153.1.

Condition: A

Minor soil in margins.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 3/1/2006