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Auction 168, Lot 507


"Tipus Vindeliciae sive Utrusque Bavariae", Ortelius/Galle

Subject: Southern Germany

Period: 1593 (published)

Publication: Theatro d'Abrahamo Ortelio

Color: Hand Color

4.3 x 3 inches
10.9 x 7.6 cm

Charming miniature map of the Danube River valley in the state of Bavaria in southern Germany. Munich (Munchen) is located just left of center. The map displays pictorial representations of cities, forests and mountains, and the title is enclosed in a block-style cartouche. Italian text on verso.

References: King (2nd Ed.) pp. 140-41; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #2650:331.

Condition: A

A nice impression on a bright sheet with a minor damp stain in the bottom blank margin, well away from the image.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $44

Closed on 6/6/2018