Anjou Aniou France Belgium region 1655 Ortelius Minor scarce miniature map
$ 55.00

Aniov.

(Anjou-France).

Issued Venice, c. 1655 by Turrini. [a re-issue of Marcheti's 1598 plate].

Charming little mid-17th century engraved miniature map with lovely, full hand color. 

On the verso of the map is text.

A close comparison of this example with the 1598 engraved printing plate reveals the plates used were identical.

In near fine, clean, well-preserved condition overall.

Sheet measures c. 5 1/8" x 3 1/2".

Printed area measures c. 4" x 3 1/8".

Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, 4, p. 297.

[R14197]