Auction 119, Lot 709

"Neapolitanum Regnum", Magini and Porro

Subject: Italy

Period: 1608 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

6.7 x 5 inches
17 x 12.7 cm

Charming map of the Kingdom of Naples, the 'boot' or southern portion of Italy. The map is absolutely filled with meticulously engraved towns and topography, while the sea is stipple engraved with calligraphic titling in the Italian style. The map has a delicately rendered decorative cartouche. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/9/2007