Auction 98, Lot 325

"Hungariae Descriptio Wolfgango Lasio Desc.", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Hungary

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Theatro del Mondo

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4 x 2.9 inches
10.2 x 7.4 cm

Miniature map of Hungary and 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. 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

Remnants of hinge tape in upper margin.

Estimate: $140 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 3/6/2002

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