Auction 117, Lot 672

"Valentiae Regnum", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: Spain

Period: 1602 (published)

Publication: Breve compendio dal theatro

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm

Charming miniature map of Valencia and vicinity decorated with a strapwork title cartouche, ship and sea monster. 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: $130 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/6/2006

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