Subject: Mediterranean - Sardinia
Period: 1609 (published)
Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum
Color: Hand Color
4.6 x 3.2 inches
11.7 x 8.1 cm
Attractive miniature map of Sardinia with north oriented to the left. 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 (1st) pp. 74-75.
Original color with slight oxidation and a couple of minor spots.