Period: 1601 (circa)
Publication: Epitome Theatri Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
4.6 x 3.3 inches
11.7 x 8.4 cm
Miniature map of the ancient Etrurian region of Perusia ( modern day Perugia) decorated with a strapwork title cartouche incorporating the scale of miles. 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. This series of maps was accompanied by text by Michel Coignet and was published by Jan B. Vrients. Latin text on verso.
References: King (1st) pp. 74-75.
Light marginal toning, else fine.