Auction 104, Lot 490

"Montisferrati Ducatus", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Italy

Period: 1645 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19 x 14.5 inches
48.3 x 36.8 cm

Fine map of northern Italy including the cities of Torino, Alba, Asti, Acqui Terme, and Savona. North is oriented to the right of the chart. It is richly embellished with decorative cartouches surrounding the title, distance scales and a dedication with the coat of arms. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Original color. Minor age toning, a few tiny tears on edges of large blank margins.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/10/2003