Auction 136, Lot 573

"[Lot of 2] Salisburgensis Dioecesis [and] Austria", Langenes, Barent

Subject: Austria

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Caert-Thresoor

Color: Hand Color

5 x 3.5 inches
12.7 x 8.9 cm

Pair of miniature maps from the first edition of the popular Map-treasury published by Cornelius Claesz and printed by Langenes. The first shows the Diocese of Salzburg presented on the sheet within a scroll framework copied from Ortelius' map of the region. A unique compass rose orients the map with west at top. The second map covers the heart of Austria bounded in the north by the Danube and in the south by the Drava rivers. Dutch text on versos.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 80-82.

Condition: B+

Some soil and paper repairs in blank margins.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $130

Closed on 6/1/2011