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Auction 176, Lot 469

"Bavariae, olim Vindeliciae, Delineationis Compendium ex Tabula Philippi Apiani Math", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Southern Germany

Period: 1581 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

19.2 x 15 inches
48.8 x 38.1 cm
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This is a very handsome map of the Bavarian region of southern Germany centered on the Danube and Isar Rivers. Bold strapwork cartouches dominate the right side of the map. French text on verso. There is a crack in the plate visible in the border at top left.

References: Van den Broecke #110.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with a vertical crease adjacent to the centerfold, marginal soiling, and an old manuscript notation in the left blank margin.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/12/2020