Auction 110, Lot 538

"Italiae Nova et Exacta Descriptio", Custodis, David

Subject: Italy

Period: 1626 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
12 x 8.7 inches
30.5 x 22.1 cm

Rare and unusual map of Italy based on the cartography of Gerard Mercator. Engraved in the Italian style with a stippled sea, strapwork title cartouche, sailing ship, large compass rose and a simple sea monster.

References:

Condition: B

Light scattered foxing.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/2/2005

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