Auction 125, Lot 712

"Natolia", Bucelin, Gabriel

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1658 (published)

Publication: Praecipuarum Universi Terrarum Orbis

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.3 x 2.6 inches
10.9 x 6.6 cm

This scarce, miniature map is based on Ortelius with detail limited to cities and rivers. In the first edition of King's book on miniature maps, he attributed Bucelin's maps to Johann Praetorius who was the publisher of Historiae Universalis Auctorium, which was often bound with the Praecipuarum Universi. Latin text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 126-127.

Condition: B+

Faint damp stain at bottom and some missing paper in the left blank margin.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/24/2008

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