Dec 08, 2022 - Sale 2624

Sale 2624 - Lot 161

Price Realized: $ 18,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
(COMPOSITE ATLAS.) Abraham Ortelius; and Frans Hogenberg. Bound collection of sixteenth-century maps. 17 folded double-page engraved maps; wide margined with blank versos; repairs to wing folds with vellum tabs and old paper. Tall skinny folio, 16 1/4x6 inches, contemporary vellum, stained but sound, faded crest to upper cover. Antwerp and Cologne, 1570s-1580s

Additional Details

- Abraham Ortelius. Typus Orbis Terrarum. (World). Old hand-color. First plate with riveted crack repair, circa 1575.

- Frans Hogenberg. Germaniae Inferioris Omnium Accuratissima Delineatio. (Belgium, Netherlands, Germany). Old hand-color. Cologne, 1578. Schilder, Monumenta Cartographica Neerlandica vol. I, p. 45-46; H.A.M. Van der Heijden, The Oldest Maps of the Netherlands, map 20, pages 143-45. Less than 10 institutional copies traced.

- Michael Aitzinger; and Frans Hogenberg. Leo Belgicus. (Zoomorphic map of Belgium and the Netherlands in the form of a proud lion). Cologne, 1588. Van der Heijden, map 27, pages 158-160, second state.

- Ortelius. Lutzenburgensis Ducatus Veriss Descript. (Luxembourg and southern Belgium). Partial hand-color.

- Ortelius. Brabantiae Germaniae Inferioris Nobilissimae Provinciae Descriptio. (Duchy of Brabant, i.e. parts of Belgium and the Netherlands to encompass Rotterdam, Antwerp, and the upper Meuse River). Partial hand-color.

- Ortelius. Nobilis Hannoniae Comitatus Descrip. (Hainaut region of southern Belgium).

- Ortelius. Namurcum Comitatus. (Namur, central Belgium).

- Ortelius. Atrebatum Regionis Vera Descriptio. (Northern tip of the Hauts-de-France).

- Ortelius. Oost Ende West Vrieslandts Beschryvinghe Utriusque Frisiorum Regionis Noviss Descriptio. (Friesland, Netherlands). Dutch text on verso (1571 or 1573).

- Ortelius. Leodiensis Dioecesis Typus. (Central Belgium).

- Ortelius. Lorraine, Lotharingiae Nova Descriptio. (Lorraine region, northeast France).

- Frans Hogenberg. Galliae Regni Potentis, Nova Descriptio. (France). Cologne, 1583.

- Ortelius.
Regni Hispaniae Post Omnium Editiones Locuplessima Descriptio. (Spain and Portugal).

- Ortelius. Deutschlanndt. Germaniae Typus. (Holy Roman Empire).

- Ortelius. Gelriae, Cliuiae, Finitimorumque Locorum Verissima Descriptio. (Gelderland and northwest Germany).

- Ortelius. Angliae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae, Sive Britannicar : Insularum Descriptio. (British Isles).

- Ortelius [but J.B. Vrients]; after Christopher Saxton. Anglia Regnum. (England and Wales).