Auction 136, Lot 520

"Lutzeburg", Ortelius/Marchetti

Subject: Luxembourg

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Theatro del Mondo

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.3 x 3.3 inches
10.9 x 8.4 cm

This charming miniature map of Luxembourg is from 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: $160 - $200

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/1/2011

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