Auction 103, Lot 298

"La Bulgaria e la Romania con Parte di Macedonia…Giacomo de Rossi…", Cantelli da Vignola, Giacomo

Subject: Southeastern Europe

Period: 1689 (dated)

Publication: Mercurio Geografico…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22 x 16 inches
55.9 x 40.6 cm

Beautiful map of the region along Danube River and to the south. Extends to include part of the Sea of Azov and the northern extreme of the Aegean Sea. Elaborate military-theme title cartouche with many figures engaged in battle. Decorative dedication cartouche, four distance scales.

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Condition: A

Stunning impression and coloring. Several small wormholes in blank margins, one into border, paper tape on verso, still very good.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $450

Closed on 6/11/2003

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