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Auction 99, Lot 347

"Hibernia", Ortelius/Galle

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1595 (circa)

Publication: Epitome du Theatre du Monde

Color: Black & White

4.2 x 3 inches
10.7 x 7.6 cm

Charming miniature map of Ireland with major cities named. North is oriented to the right of the map. Sea is stipple engraved. Strapwork title cartouche at upper right. French text on verso.

References: Law, p. 10.

Condition: A

Nice impression, tiny spot at neatline, overall very good. Margins strengthened on verso with Japanese tissue.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/12/2002