Auction 117, Lot 517

"Turonensis Ducatus", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: France

Period: 1602 (published)

Publication: Breve compendio dal theatro

Color: Hand Color

4.6 x 3.4 inches
11.7 x 8.6 cm

Delightful miniature map covering the region surrounding Tours 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: $110 - $140

Sold for: $40

Closed on 12/6/2006