Auction 117, Lot 649

"[Lot of 2] Veronae Vicentiae et Ptavii Ditiones [and] Pedemontana regio cum Genvensium territorio & Montisferrrati", Mercator, Gerard

Subject: Italy

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.3 x 14.3 inches
49 x 36.3 cm

Nice pair of maps covering northern Italy. First focuses on the region between Lake Garda and Venice. Second covers the Piedmont region and the Mediterranean coast from Nice to just beyond Genoa. Both decorated with strapwork title cartouches.

References:

Condition: B

Original color. Toned with some damp stains in margins. First with bottom fold separation not affecting map. Second with paper missing in bottom blank margin at centerfold. Both with some marginal tears.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/6/2006

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