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Auction 130, Lot 542

"Silesiae Typus", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: Poland

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum

Color: Hand Color

4.6 x 3.3 inches
11.7 x 8.4 cm
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Miniature version of Ortelius' map based on the work of the Silesian cartographer Martin Helweg in 1561. The map is centered on Preslau (Wroclaw) and the Odra River. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

There is some show through of text in margins, else fine.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 12/2/2009