Auction 122, Lot 566

"Brandeburgens Marcha", Ortelius/Galle

Subject: Germany

Period: 1588 (published)

Publication: Epitome du theatre

Color: Hand Color

4.3 x 3 inches
10.9 x 7.6 cm

A nicely engraved miniature map of northeastern Germany with Berlin at center. The map is filled with place names, each symbolized by a tiny castle and colored in red. Includes a block style title cartouche and distance scale. French text on verso.

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

Condition: B+

Some minor irregular toning, still attractive with nice old color.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 12/5/2007