Anjou Aniou France Belgium region 1655 Ortelius Minor scarce miniature mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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.