Auction 127, Lot 513

"Normandia", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: France

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Epitome Theatri orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 3.2 inches
12.2 x 8.1 cm

Handsome map of Normandy with the title in a strapwork cartouche. 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 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: $50

Closed on 2/25/2009

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