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Auction 90, Lot 218

"Burgundiae Inferioris quae Ducatus Nomine Censetur Des. 1584", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: France

Period: 1584 (dated)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

18 x 14.7 inches
45.7 x 37.3 cm

Stunning map of this important wine region of Cote-d'Or with the cities of Chatillon, Montbard, Dijon, Beaune, Chalon, Tournus, Autun, and Saulieu. Embellished with a large strapwork title cartouche with a coat of arms, an equally decorative scale of miles and surrounded in a bold border. From a Latin edition published between 1595 and 1609.

References: Van den Broecke #54.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $475

Closed on 3/15/2000