Auction 117, Lot 469

"Dania", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: Denmark and Sweden

Period: 1602 (published)

Publication: Breve compendio dal theatro

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm

Miniature map covering Denmark including that part of Sweden that was then controlled by Denmark. The map was engraved by the brothers Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius who had been assistants to Frans Hogenburg and co-engravers of Ortelius' folio Theatrum. Italian text on verso.

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Condition: A

Some soil and minor paper loss in bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $140

Closed on 12/6/2006

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