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Auction 116, Lot 737

"Persia", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1601 (published)

Publication: Epitome Theatri orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm
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Miniature map showing the Persian Empire. 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 toning in blank margins.

Estimate: $130 - $180


Closed on 9/20/2006