Auction 116, Lot 648

"Italia", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Italy

Period: 1601 (published)

Publication: Epitome Theatri orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm

Charming little map of Italy including Corsica and parts of Sardinia and Sicily. 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.

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Condition: A

Minor damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/20/2006

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