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Antique Map Auction Sale No. 111 - closed 6/8/2005

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Lot #527: "Ducatus Mediolanensis, cum vicinis Regionibus" Ortelius/Coignet

Antique map chart Ducatus Mediolanensis cum vicinis Regionibus
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$200.00 - $250.00
Sold for: $150.00

Lot 527
By: Ortelius/Coignet
Subject: Italy
Date: 1609

Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum

Condition: A
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Color: hand color

Size: 4.7 x 3.2 inches
12.0 x 8.2 cm

Miniature map of northern Italy decorated with a strapwork title cartouche. It was engraved by the brothers Ambrose and Gerdinand Arsenius who had been assistants to Frans Hogenburg and co-engravers of Ortelius' folio Theatrum. This series of maps was accompanied by text by Michel Coignet and was published by Jan B. Vrients. Latin text on verso.

Attractive original color with slight oxidation and minor stains in blank margins.

Ref: King (1st) pp. 74-75.

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