"Leodiensis Episcopatus", Ortelius/Vrients
Period: 1609 (published)
Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum
Color: Hand Color
4.7 x 3.3 inches
11.9 x 8.4 cm
Charming miniature map of the Muese River valley including Namur and Liege, with east oriented at top of map. 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.