Auction 117, Lot 478

"Geldria", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1602 (published)

Publication: Breve compendio dal theatro

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm

This tiny map focuses on the region of Gelderland with the cities of Arnhem and Nijmegen. North is oriented to the left. 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

Minor damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/6/2006

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