Auction 113, Lot 583

"Illyricum", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Balkans

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Epitome Theatri Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

5 x 3.5 inches
12.7 x 8.9 cm

Miniature map of northeastern section of the Balkans - present day Slovenia and Croatia with the title in a strapwork cartouche. 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; Van der Krogt (Atlantes) #7601:333.

Condition: A

Original color with some toning.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/7/2005