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Auction 119, Lot 526

"Henault", Ortelius/Galle

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1588 (circa)

Publication: Epitome du theatre

Color: Hand Color

4.3 x 3 inches
10.9 x 7.6 cm

Attractive miniature map of the region of Hainault with the Schelde (Escault) and Sambre rivers. The map is roughly centered on Conde and includes the cities of Cambrai, Mons and Halle. French text on verso. Titled across top: Hannonia.

References: King, 2nd edition p.140.

Condition: B

Lovely old coloring with a verdigris crack that has been reinforced on the verso with archival tissue.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $40

Closed on 5/9/2007