Auction 122, Lot 563

"Monasteriensis et Osnaburgensis Episcopatus Descriptio. Westphalia", Ortelius/Galle

Subject: Germany

Period: 1588 (circa)

Publication: Epitome du theatre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.3 x 3 inches
10.9 x 7.6 cm

Lovely miniature map of Westphalia, centered roughly on Osnabruck. The map is oriented with north to the lower right by a delicately engraved compass rose. A decorative strapwork title cartouche further adorns the map. French text on verso. Titled across top: Westphalia.

References: King, 2nd edition p.140.

Condition: A

Nice original color.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/5/2007

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