Period: 1609 (published)
Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum
Color: Hand Color
4.7 x 3.2 inches
11.9 x 8.1 cm
Charming miniature map covering the Ditmarschen region decorated with a strapwork title cartouche and a sailing ship. The map is oriented with north to the left. It was engraved by the brothers Ambrose and Ferdinand 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.
Original color with slight oxidation and a bit of minor foxing.