Auction 117, Lot 602

"Silesiae Typus", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: Poland

Period: 1602 (published)

Publication: Breve compendio dal theatro

Color: Hand Color

4.7 x 3.3 inches
11.9 x 8.4 cm

This miniature map is centered on Preslau (Wroclaw) and the Odra River. 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.


Condition: A

Some damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/6/2006