Auction 122, Lot 644

"Abruzzo et Terra di Lavoro", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Italy

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.8 x 5.6 inches
19.8 x 14.2 cm

Gorgeous little map of central Italy showing the regions of Lazio and Abruzzo with a small bit of Molise. The spine of the Apennines runs along the middle of the map, with pictorial representations of cities and topography. The map is decorated with a charming strapwork cartouche atop a scale of miles. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/5/2007

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