"Cremonensis Ager", Ortelius/Coignet
Period: 1601 (published)
Publication: Epitome Theatri Obis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
4.6 x 3.3 inches
11.7 x 8.4 cm
Charming miniature map of Cremona and its surroundings 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 (2nd ed.) p. 86-87.
Nice impression. Some light marginal stains, couple of chips, still fine.