Auction 116, Lot 479

"Frisia", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1601 (published)

Publication: Epitome Theatri orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm

Charming little map of the northern part of The Netherlands, the Provinces of Friesland, Groningen and part of Drenthe. This map is from the third epitome of Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum. The maps in this edition were copied from Phillip Galle's final edition of 1598 but were drawn and engraved by Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius with wide borders with latitude and longitude shown. Italian text on verso.


Condition: A

Light damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/20/2006