Atlas de Bolsillo del Padre de la Cartografía Moderna, Creador del Primer Atlas Mundial. Ortelij, Abrahami (Abraham Ortelius) - Coignet, Michiel. Epitome Theatri Orbis Te rrarum. Antuerpiae: Exstat in Officina Plantiniana, 1612.
Includes allegorical cover, references to zodiac signs, a globe, a landscape titled "Scenographia, Totius Fabricae. S. Laurenti in Escorial" and 134 maps of the world with text; folio 64 is missing. Rare edition. Original binding in parchment.
The structure of the Theatrum was kept the same through various editions, although the number of maps increased. The prologue mentiones that the engravings were made by Franz Hogenberg, Fernando and Ambrosio Arsenios.
Each map includes a text that explains the history, topography, and anecdotes pertaining to each part o the world represented in the maps.
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