Auction 113, Lot 518

"Wirtenberg Duc.", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Germany

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Epitome Theatri Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

5 x 3.5 inches
12.7 x 8.9 cm

Delightful little map of the Baden-Wurttemberg region embellished with a large 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 (2nd ed.) p. 86-87.

Condition: A

Original color with some toning.

Estimate: $90 - $130

Sold for: $70

Closed on 12/7/2005