Auction 133, Lot 415

"Daniae Regni Typus", Ortelius/Marchetti

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1598 (circa)

Publication: Theatro del Mondo

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4 x 3 inches
10.2 x 7.6 cm

This handsome miniature map focuses on Denmark, but extends from the German coastline north to include part of the Norwegian coastline and the southern part of Sweden including Stockholm. Pietro Maria Marchetti produced the second pocket atlas based on Abraham Ortelius' folio Theatrum. It is often referred to as the plagiarized version of the Epitome. The copper plates are closely copied from those of Philip Galle's 1593 Italian edition. On a full sheet (5.5 x 7.5") of Italian text.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 78-79.

Condition: A

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/1/2010

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