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Auction 98, Lot 323

"Austriae Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Austria

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Theatro del Mondo

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4 x 3 inches
10.2 x 7.6 cm
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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.

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Condition: A

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

Estimate: $130 - $150

Sold for: $95

Closed on 3/6/2002

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