Catalog Archive
Auction 168, Lot 536

"Ungariae Loca Praecipua Recens Emendata Atque Edita, per Ioannem Sambucum Pannonium, Imp. Ms. Historicum. 1579", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Southeastern Europe

Period: 1579 (dated)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

20 x 13.6 inches
50.8 x 34.5 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 French edition published in 1598.

References: Van den Broecke #151.

Condition: A

A sharp impression on a clean, bright sheet of watermarked paper with minor toning along the edges of the sheet and an old manuscript page number at bottom right.

Estimate: $350 - $425


Closed on 6/6/2018