Auction 117, Lot 516

"Caletum et Bononia", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: France

Period: 1602 (published)

Publication: Breve compendio dal theatro

Color: Hand Color

5 x 3.2 inches
12.7 x 8.1 cm

Miniature map covering the coastal region including Gravelines, Calais and Boulogne-sur-Mer with north oriented to the left. 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

Minor damp stains and pencil markings in blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/6/2006