Auction 119, Lot 677

"Slavoniae Croatiae Carniae Istria Bosniae Desc", Ortelius/Galle

Subject: Balkans

Period: 1588 (circa)

Publication: Epitome du theatre

Color: Hand Color

4.3 x 3 inches
10.9 x 7.6 cm

Lovely miniature map of northeastern section of the Balkans - present day Slovenia and Croatia with the Adriatic Sea located at the lower left. The map is filled with tiny cities and good detail of the rivers systems. French text on verso. Titled across top: Illyricum.

References: King, 2nd edition p.140.

Condition: A

Nice old color that has oxidised slightly-still very good.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/9/2007