Auction 124, Lot 521

"Transilvania", Ortelius/Galle

Subject: Romania and Hungary

Period: 1588 (published)

Publication: Epitome du theatre

Color: Hand Color

4.3 x 3 inches
10.9 x 7.6 cm

Attractive miniature map of Romania and Hungary and the surrounding region. The tiny map is filled with place names, each symbolized by a tiny castle and pictorial depictions of the mountainous countryside. French text on verso.

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

Condition: A

Nice original color with some minor marginal toning.

Estimate: $160 - $200


Closed on 5/7/2008