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Auction 164, Lot 574

"Rhetiae Alpestris Descriptio, in qua Hodie Tirolis Comitatus [on sheet with] Goritiae, Karstii, Chaczeolae, Carniolae, Histriae, et Windorum Marchae Descrip.", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Southern Europe

Period: 1603 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

19.7 x 13.4 inches
50 x 34 cm
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Two regional maps printed on a folio sheet. The Tirolian map covers the Austrian and Italian Alps. The second map continues south of Austria to show part of Slovenia, Croatia and the Istria Peninsula. Latin text on verso.

References: Van den Broecke #116.

Condition: A

A sharp impression on a clean, bright sheet with short, archivally repaired centerfold separations at top and bottom, well outside the image.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 9/13/2017