Period: 1609 (published)
Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum
Color: Hand Color
4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm
Charming miniature map of Brittany embellished with a stipple engraved sea, a sailing ship, a fishing boat and two strapwork cartouches. The map was engraved by the brothers Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius who had been assistants to Frans Hogenberg 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.