Auction 119, Lot 771

"Persia", Ortelius/Coignet

Subject: Persia - Iran

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 showing the Persian Empire. 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. Italian text on verso.


Condition: A

Minor toning in blank margins.

Estimate: $130 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/9/2007