Auction 112, Lot 424

"Burgundiae Duc.", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: France

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 3.2 inches
12.2 x 8.1 cm

Charming miniature map covering the heart of the French wine region with the cities of Dijon and Autun. Strapwork title cartouche. The map 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 (2nd ed.) p. 86-87.

Condition: A

Light oxidation of original color. Paper is still sound.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $70

Closed on 9/28/2005

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