Period: 1609 (published)
Publication: Epitome Theatri orbis terrarum
Color: Hand Color
4.8 x 3.4 inches
12.2 x 8.6 cm
This delightful miniature map of the Anjou region is centered on Angiers and the Loire River valley. It is embellished with a strapwork title cartouche. 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.