Auction 98, Lot 316

"Ducatus Oswiezensis, et Zatoriensis descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Poland

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Theatro del Mondo

Color: Hand Color

4 x 2.9 inches
10.2 x 7.4 cm

Miniature map of Auschwitz and the surrounding region from this Italian edition of the pocket atlas. The tiny map is filled with place names each symbolized by a tiny castle and colored in red. On a full sheet with text below map and on verso.


Condition: A

Minor stain in margin with remnants of tape hinge in upper margin.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $60

Closed on 3/6/2002