Auction 122, Lot 647

"Montisferrati Ducatus", Hondius, Henricus

Subject: Italy, Montferrat

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 14.7 inches
48.3 x 37.3 cm

This is the Hondius edition of this fine map of northern Italy. The map includes the cities of Torino, Alba, Asti, Acqui Terme, and Savona. North is oriented to the right of the chart. It is richly embellished with decorative cartouches surrounding the title, distance scales and a dedication with the coat of arms. French text on verso.

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Condition: A

A nice impression on a strong sheet with delicate original color. The margins have some foxing.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 12/5/2007

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