Auction 99, Lot 399

"Graeciae Universae secundum Hodiernum situ Neoterica Descri.", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: Greece

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Il Theatro del Mondo

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.2 x 3.1 inches
10.7 x 7.9 cm

Charming miniature map of Greece 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 strapwork title cartouche. On a full sheet with Italian text below map and on verso.

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Condition: A

Light foxing in text with remnants of hinge tape in top margin.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $85

Closed on 6/12/2002

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