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Auction 189, Lot 509

"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: 1575 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

19.6 x 13.4 inches
49.8 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

On a sheet with a crossed arrows watermark and light toning in the margins.

Estimate: $200 - $230


Closed on 9/14/2022