Period: 1609 (published)
Publication: L'Epitome du Theatre de l'Univers
Color: Hand Color
4.8 x 3.4 inches
12.2 x 8.6 cm
Charming miniature map showing the island and the important port of Angra. Decorated with strapwork title and scale cartouches, a sailing ship and two tiny sea monsters. 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. Latin text on verso.
References: King (2nd ed.) p.86-87.