Auction 117, Lot 601

"Prussiae Descrip", Ortelius/Galle

Subject: Poland

Period: 1588 (published)

Publication: Epitome du Theatre du Monde

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.3 x 3 inches
10.9 x 7.6 cm

This tiny map of the Prussian region or present-day Poland is oriented with north to the left. It is adorned with a sailing ship and a strapwork title cartouche. French text on verso.

References:

Condition: B

The map has been trimmed to neatlines and attached to the backing sheet with text on verso, apparently as originally published. Original color. Margins soiled with faint manuscript brown ink in bottom margin.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/6/2006

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