Auction 127, Lot 682

"Natolia", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Epitome Theatri Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5 x 3.5 inches
12.7 x 8.9 cm

Charming miniature map of Turkey and Cyprus 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: B+

There is some minor show-through of the text on verso.

Estimate: $95 - $140

Sold for: $0

Closed on 2/25/2009

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