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Auction 118, Lot 781

"Natolia", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Turkey and Cyprus

Period: 1601 (circa)

Publication: Epitome Theatri Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.7 x 3.3 inches
11.9 x 8.4 cm
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Charming miniature map of Turkey and Cyprus with the title in a strapwork cartouche. It 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.

Condition: A

Estimate: $170 - $230

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/6/2007

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