Auction 119, Lot 678

"Forum Iulii et Histria", Magini, Giovanni Antonio

Subject: Balkans

Period: 1608 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

6.7 x 5 inches
17 x 12.7 cm

Lovely miniature map focused on the Istrian Peninsula, but also extending down the Adriatic coast to Venice and following the Piave River to the Alps in the top of the map. The map is adorned with an elaborate cartouche enclosing the title as well as stipple engraved seas and a simple compass. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Some light printer's smudges, still very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/9/2007