Auction 113, Lot 605

"Romanum Territorium", Van den Keere

Subject: Italy

Period: 1621 (published)

Publication: Paulus Merula's Cosmographiae

Color: Black & White

4.7 x 3.2 inches
11.9 x 8.1 cm

This little miniature map was originally engraved by Petrus Kaerius (van den Keere) for Barent Langenes Map-treasury (Caert-thresoor). The plate was then used by Henricus Hondius to illustrate the 1621 edition of Paul Merula's Cosmographia. It depicts Rome and the vicinity and is printed on a full sheet of Latin text.


Condition: B

Toned with foxing in text on margins.

Estimate: $100 - $140


Closed on 12/7/2005