Catalog Archive
Auction 98, Lot 323

"Austriae Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Austria

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Theatro del Mondo

Color: Hand Color

4 x 3 inches
10.2 x 7.6 cm

Miniature map of Austria 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. Includes a block style title cartouche and distance scale. On a full sheet with text below map and on verso.


Condition: A

Some spots in text, tear and hinge tape in margins.

Estimate: $130 - $150

Sold for: $95

Closed on 3/6/2002