Auction 116, Lot 589

"Bohemia", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1601 (published)

Publication: Epitome Theatri orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm

Miniature map centered on Prague and densely engraved with details of the surrounding countryside. 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

Minor damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/20/2006

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