Auction 116, Lot 600

"Pomeraniae, Wandalicae Regionis, Typ. [on sheet with] Livoniae Nova Descriptio [and] Ducatus Oswieczensis, et Zatoriensis Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Europe - Northeastern and Eastern

Period: 1579 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

Three fine maps of the Baltic and Polish regions printed on a single folio sheet. The top map features Pomerania and is based on the Peter Artopaus map published in 1550 by Sebastian Munster. The map of Livonia was drawn by Johannes Portantius and may be based on the lost maps of the region by Marcus Ambrosius and Caspar Henneberger. The map of Oswieczensis was drawn by the Polish cartographer Stanislav Porebski in 1563. Latin text on verso.

References: Van den Broecke #158.

Condition: A

Light soil and a couple of spots in margins.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/20/2006

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