Auction 117, Lot 687

"Sardinia", Ortelius/Galle

Subject: Mediterranean - Sardinia

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 charming miniature map delineates all of Sardinia and part of Corsica. North is oriented to the left. The stipple engraved sea is embellished with a sailing ship and sea monster. French text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Original color.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/6/2006

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