Auction 119, Lot 554

"Normandia", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: France

Period: 1601 (published)

Publication: Epitome Theatri orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.2 inches
12.2 x 8.1 cm

Handsome map of Normandy from the third epitome of Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum. The maps in this edition were copied from Phillip Galle's final edition of 1598 but were drawn and engraved by Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius with wide borders showing latitude and longitude. Italian text on verso.


Condition: A

Light damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $130 - $180

Sold for: $85

Closed on 5/9/2007