Subject: England & Wales
Period: 1601 (published)
Publication: Epitome Theatri Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
4.6 x 3.4 inches
11.7 x 8.6 cm
This charming miniature map is oriented with north to the right. Key cities and rivers are depicted, along with a large mountain range running vertically through England. 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; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5100:333.
A clean and bright example with a dark impression and a professionally repaired chip at top right, not affecting image.