Auction 92, Lot 300

"Italiae Typvs", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Italy

Period: 1590 (circa)

Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum

Color: Black & White

Size:
7.5 x 5 inches
19.1 x 12.7 cm

From the Ortelius miniature atlas this is a fine copper engraving by Philip Galle and printed by Plantin. It is a nice map of the whole of Italy and includes Monaco, Corsica, and the northern parts of Sardinia and Sicily.

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Condition: A

A bit of surface soil, else fine.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/13/2000

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