Auction 116, Lot 783

"India Orient", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: South East Asia

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 covering East and Southeast Asia with Americae Pars in the upper right corner. 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.

References: King 1st ed. p. 74.

Condition: A

Minor damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/20/2006