"La Mans Cenomanorum Typus", Ortelius/Vrients
Period: 1601 (circa)
Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum
Color: Hand Color
4.7 x 3.3 inches
11.9 x 8.4 cm
A charming miniature map, focused on the region around Le Mans. The map 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 and was published by Jan B. Vrients. Italian text on verso.
References: King (2nd ed.) p. 86-87.
A nice impression on a sheet with some minor marginal chips, not affecting the map.