Auction 111, Lot 523

"Ischia insula", Bertius, Petrus

Subject: Italy

Period: 1606 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm

A nicely engraved copper plate map of Isola d'Ischia at the edge of the Gulf of Naples. Fully engraved seas and small strapwork title cartouche. The Romans were the first to discover the healing effects of the island's hot springs, which are still in use today.

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Condition: A

Nice impression and coloring with original margins.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/8/2005

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