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Auction 142, Lot 512

"Bavariae, Olim Vindeliciae, Delineationis Compendium Ex Tabula Philippi Apiani Math", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Southern Germany

Period: 1573 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

19.2 x 15 inches
48.8 x 38.1 cm
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This is a very handsome map of the Bavarian region of southern Germany centered on the Danube and Isar Rivers. Bold strapwork cartouches dominate the right side of the map. Dutch text on verso.

References: Van den Broecke #110.

Condition: A

Original color on watermarked paper with some damp stains in blank margins that just touch map border in corners, with some resulting areas of paper weakness confined to blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/28/2012