Auction 134, Lot 518

"Salisburgensis Archiepiscopatus", Ortelius/Vrients

Subject: Austria

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Epitome theatri orbis terrarum

Color: Hand Color

4.7 x 3.2 inches
11.9 x 8.1 cm

Attractive miniature map that depicts the vicinity of Salzburg. 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: $95 - $120

Sold for: $50

Closed on 12/1/2010