Auction 127, Lot 694

"Persia", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.7 x 3.1 inches
11.9 x 7.9 cm

Miniature map showing the Persian Empire. 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 (1st) pp. 74-75.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $140 - $180

Unsold

Closed on 2/25/2009

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