Auction 117, Lot 515

"Gallia", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: France

Period: 1602 (published)

Publication: Breve compendio dal theatro

Color: Hand Color

5 x 3.3 inches
12.7 x 8.4 cm

Fine miniature map of France with major rivers and cities named. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche. The map was engraved by the brothers Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius who had been assistants to Frans Hogenburg and co-engravers of Ortelius' folio Theatrum. Italian text on verso.


Condition: A

Light damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $95 - $120

Sold for: $70

Closed on 12/6/2006