Lot 531 of 576:
Ortelius map of Gemany 1570  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$420
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Germania

Author:
Ortelius, Abraham

Place:
Antwerp

Publisher:

Date:
[c.1570]

Description:

Copper-engraved map, hand-colored. 36.5x50.5 cm (14½x20")

Germany with Switzerland, the Netherlands, much of Denmark, and adjacent lands. The map is based on the 1565 map by Christian Sgrooten. There is a decorative cartouche with double-headed eagle in lower left, and a sailing ship in the North Sea. Latin text on verso. Karrow 70/8.1.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Neat repairs on verso at centerfold, very good.


 
Item number:
271926
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