Auction 116, Lot 683

"Cyprus Insula", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Mediterranean, Cyprus

Period: 1601 (published)

Publication: Epitome Theatri orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm

Delightful miniature map of the island filled with place names. It 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. Italian text on verso.


Condition: A

Minor damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $425

Closed on 9/20/2006