Auction 126, Lot 568

"Oswiecz, et Zator", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: Poland

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: L'Epitome du Theatre de l'Univers

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm

Tiny map depicting the duchies of Oswieczin and Zator in the southern part of Poland. The map is fully engraved with mountains, forests and a few cities and villages. 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.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/3/2008

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