Auction 116, Lot 659

"Mappa di Pozzuoli Secondo Lo Stato Presente", Petrini, Nicolo

Subject: Italy

Period: 1750 (dated)


Color: Black & White

24.5 x 18 inches
62.2 x 45.7 cm

This is a scarce Italian map of the Bay of Pozzuoli graphically engraved to illustrate the region with detail right down to the individual homes and gardens. At left is a large cartouche dedicating the map to Ferdinando Spinelli.


Condition: C

Narrow right margin, as issued, with slight loss of neatline at bottom. Several damp stains and a couple of extraneous folds. Would benefit from professional conservation.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/20/2006