Auction 119, Lot 685

"Corfu", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Greece, Corfu

Period: 1601 (published)

Publication: Epitome Theatri orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm

Miniature map of this important Greek island 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. Italian text on verso.

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Condition: A

Minor damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 5/9/2007

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