Auction 115, Lot 525

"Salisburgensis Archiepiscopatus", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Austria

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.7 x 3.4 inches
11.9 x 8.6 cm

Attractive miniature map depicts the vicinity of Salzburg. 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.

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Condition: A

Original color with slight oxidation.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/21/2006

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