Auction 121, Lot 514

"Limaniae Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: France

Period: 1588 (published)

Publication: Epitome du theatre

Color: Hand Color

4.3 x 3.1 inches
10.9 x 7.9 cm

A handsome miniature map of the Limagne basin along the Allier River in northern Auvergne, shown with north oriented to the right. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd Ed. ) pp. 140-41.

Condition: B+

Original color which has oxidized in one area in the lower left corner with a small crack reinforced on the verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $90 - $140

Sold for: $35

Closed on 9/26/2007