Period: 1609 (published)
Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum
Color: Hand Color
4.8 x 3.2 inches
12.2 x 8.1 cm
Charming map of Tuscany with the cities of Florence, Pisa and Rome. Fully engraved with mountains, rivers and cities Adorned with strapwork title and scale cartouches and a stipple engraved sea. 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.
Original color. A few light spots and slight oxidation of the green color. Paper is still sound.