Auction 145, Lot 422

"Septemtrionales Reg.", Ortelius/Galle

Subject: Arctic & Scandinavia

Period: 1602 (published)

Publication: Epitome Theatri Orteliani

Color: Hand Color

4.2 x 3 inches
10.7 x 7.6 cm

Delightful miniature map based on Ortelius' important map of the Arctic regions and the North Atlantic with the mythical islands of Drogeo and Frieslant. Greenland is shown as a large island separated from Nova Semla. Italian text on verso.

References: Burden #124; Ginsberg #41; King (2nd ed.) pp. 64-65.

Condition: B

Lightly toned and professionally remargined at top with old paper.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/12/2013