Auction 108, Lot 356

"Lutzenburg", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Luxembourg

Period: 1602 (circa)

Publication: L' Epitome du Theatre

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.5 inches
12.2 x 8.9 cm

Charming miniature map of Luxembourg. This map is from the third epitome of Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum, copied from Phillip Galle's final edition of 1598, but drawn and engraved by Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius with wide borders with latitude and longitude shown. French text on verso.


Condition: A

Lightly toned. Printed crooked on paper making top right margin a little tight, but still adequate for framing.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/29/2004