Auction 124, Lot 461

"Regionis Biturigum Exactis Descriptio", Ortelius/Galle

Subject: France

Period: 1588 (published)

Publication: Epitome du theatre

Color: Hand Color

4.3 x 3.1 inches
10.9 x 7.9 cm

Delightful miniature map of the province of Cher is centered on Bourges, with the Loire River flowing at the top right of the map to Nevers. French text on verso.

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

Condition: B+

A sheet with nice original color that was printed off-center on the sheet, resulting in a narrow margin at the top right.

Estimate: $90 - $130


Closed on 5/7/2008