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Auction 118, Lot 713

"Latium, sev Territorium Romae", Magini and Porro

Subject: Italy

Period: 1597 (circa)

Publication: Geographia

Color: Black & White

6.7 x 4.7 inches
17 x 11.9 cm

Uncommon, small map of Rome and the surrounding countryside, engraved by Girolamo Porro for Magini's edition of Ptolemy and based on Ortelius. Portions of Umbria, Tuscany and Lazio are shown, with the Tiber winding through to the Mediterranean. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Lightly toned with one small spot of foxing in left margin.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/6/2007