Period: 1601 (circa)
Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum
Color: Hand Color
4.6 x 3.5 inches
11.7 x 8.9 cm
Small, attractive map of this historic region including the cities of Abbeville, Amiens and Cambrai. The map is engraved with cities, minutely engraved forests and adorned with a title cartouche and scale of miles. This map 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 and was published by Jan B. Vrients. Italian text on verso.
References: King (2nd ed.) p. 86-87.
Some marginal toning and light stains, not affecting map.