"Barbaria, et Biledulgerid", Ortelius/Coignet
Subject: Africa - Northern
Period: 1601 (published)
Publication: Epitome Theatri orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm
Miniature map of the infamous Barbary coast engraved by the brothers Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius who had been assistants to Frans Hogenburg and co-engravers of Ortelius' folio Theatrum. Beautifully engraved with stippled seas and a strapwork title cartouche. This series of maps was accompanied by text by Michel Coignet. Italian text on verso.
Minor soil in blank margins.