Auction 116, Lot 637

"Rhetiae alpestris descriptio, in qua hodie Tirolis Comitatus [on sheet with] Goritiae, Karstii, Chaczeolae, Carniolae, Histriae, et Windorum Marchae Descrip.", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Southern Europe

Period: 1579 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 13.5 inches
49.5 x 34.3 cm

Two regional maps printed on a folio sheet. The Tirolian map covers the Austrian and Italian Alps. The second map continues south of Austria to show part of Slovenia and Croatia and the Istria Peninsula. Latin text on verso.

References: Van den Broecke #116.

Condition: A

Some minor soil along centerfold.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/20/2006

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