Auction 116, Lot 505

"Lutzenburg", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Luxembourg

Period: 1601 (published)

Publication: Epitome Theatri orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 3.5 inches
12.2 x 8.9 cm

Charming miniature map of Luxembourg. This map is from the third epitome of Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum. The maps in this edition were copied from Phillip Galle's final edition of 1598 but were drawn and engraved by Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius with wide borders with latitude and longitude shown. Italian text on verso.

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Condition: A

Light damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/20/2006

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