Catalog Archive
Auction 99, Lot 396

"Transilvania", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Romania

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Il Theatro del Mondo

Color: Hand Color

4 x 3 inches
10.2 x 7.6 cm

Miniature map of Romania 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. Includes a block style title cartouche. On a full sheet with Italian text below map and on verso.


Condition: A

Minor soil in margin with remnants of hinge tape in top margin.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/12/2002