Auction 113, Lot 559

"Russia", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Eastern Europe - Russia

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Epitome Theatri Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

5 x 3.5 inches
12.7 x 8.9 cm

This miniature map covers all on Eastern Europe east of the Baltic and Black Seas. This map is from the third epitome of Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum, copied from Phillip Galle's final edition of 1598, but drawn and engraved by Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius with wide borders with latitude and longitude shown. Latin text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) p. 86-87.

Condition: A

Original color with some light toning.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $400

Closed on 12/7/2005