Auction 122, Lot 646

"Ducato di Urbino", Hondius, Henricus

Subject: Italy

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 15 inches
48.3 x 38.1 cm

A beautifully engraved and colored map centered on Urbino, with the Apennine range shown to the southwest. The map is full of cities, rivers and much detail. The map is enhanced with a large ship in the Adriatic and a decorative title cartouche. French text on verso.

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Condition: B

A nice impression with original color. The sheet has some foxing and a rust hole in the scale of miles. Centerfold with archival tape reinforcement on verso.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/5/2007

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