Auction 153, Lot 557

"Ungariae Loca Praecipua Recens Emendata Atque Edita, per Ioannem Sambucum Pannonium, Imp. Ms. Historicum", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Southeastern Europe

Period: 1579 (dated)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.8 x 13.63 inches
50.3 x 34.6 cm

This fine map covers much of southeastern Europe, centered on present-day Hungary and extending to include Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade, and Transylvania. The map is richly embellished with mountain ranges, forests, rivers and cities. Throughout the landscape are numerous depictions of shepherds with their flocks and wild game animals. Strapwork title cartouche and scale of miles. This is the second state from a Latin edition published in 1592.

References: Van den Broecke #151.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with bold, old color on watermarked paper. There is very light soiling and a centerfold separation confined to bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $220

Closed on 5/20/2015

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