"Ducatus Mediolanensis, cum vicinis Regionibus", Ortelius/Coignet
Period: 1609 (published)
Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum
Color: Hand Color
4.7 x 3.2 inches
11.9 x 8.1 cm
Miniature map of northern Italy decorated with a strapwork title cartouche. 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.
References: King (1st) pp. 74-75.
Attractive original color with slight oxidation and minor stains in blank margins.