Auction 122, Lot 603

"Hungariae descriptio Wolfgango Lasio Descr.", Ortelius/Galle

Subject: Hungary

Period: 1588 (published)

Publication: Epitome du theatre

Color: Hand Color

4.3 x 3 inches
10.9 x 7.6 cm

Miniature map of Hungary and surrounding region including the cities of Buda and Pesth. The tiny map is filled with place names along the Danube river system, 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: A

Nice original color and impression.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $90

Closed on 12/5/2007