Auction 96, Lot 273

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

Subject: Eastern Europe

Period: 1579 (dated)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Black & White

19.5 x 13.5 inches
49.5 x 34.3 cm

Covers much of southeastern Europe, centered on present day Hungary. Includes Wein, 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. State 1 from the French edition of 1587.

References: Van den Broecke #151.

Condition: B

Couple of small rust spots, tiny red ink spot and general soil.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/12/2001