Auction 119, Lot 704

"Pedemontana Regio", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Italy

Period: 1601 (published)

Publication: Epitome Theatri orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm

Miniature map of the Piedmont region centered on Turin, flanked by the Apenines on the right and Mt. Viso on the left. This map is 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 with latitude and longitude shown. Italian text on verso.


Condition: A

Crisp impression. Minor damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $75

Closed on 5/9/2007