Auction 127, Lot 591

"Austria", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: Austria

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm

Miniature map of Austria filled with place names each symbolized by a tiny castle. 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: $110 - $160

Unsold

Closed on 2/25/2009

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