Auction 119, Lot 674

"Ungariae Loca Praecipua Recens Emendata Atque Edita, Per Ioannem Sambucum Pannonium, Imp. Ms. Historicum", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Southeastern Europe

Period: 1579 (dated)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 13.3 inches
49.5 x 33.8 cm

This fine map covers much of southeastern Europe, centered on present day Hungary and extending to include Wein, Budapest, Belgrade, and Transylvania. The map is richly embellished with mountain ranges, forests, rivers and cities. Throughout the landscape are numerous depictions of shepherds with their flocks and wild game animals. Strapwork title cartouche and scale of miles. This is the first state from a Latin edition of 1579.

References: Van den Broecke #151.

Condition: A

Light soil in margins.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $450

Closed on 5/9/2007