Auction 165, Lot 555

"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: 1598 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.6 x 13.4 inches
49.8 x 34 cm

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. French text on verso.

References: Van den Broecke #116.

Condition: A

A sharp impression on a clean, bright sheet bearing the horn watermark commonly found on Ortelius maps. There is light toning along the edges of the sheet, a small stain at top left, and a manuscript page number below the neatline.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Unsold

Closed on 11/15/2017

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