Auction 117, Lot 467

"Livoniae nova descriptio Ioanne Portantio auctore", Ortelius/Galle

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1588 (published)

Publication: Epitome du Theatre du Monde

Color: Hand Color

4.3 x 3 inches
10.9 x 7.6 cm

This handsome miniature map of the Baltic region is embellished with a sailing ship and a sea monster. French text on verso.


Condition: B

Original color with slight oxidation of green, reinforced with light Japanese tissue on verso.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/6/2006