Auction 124, Lot 558

"Latium nunc Campagna di Roma", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Italy

Period: 1631 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.8 x 5.6 inches
19.8 x 14.2 cm

Lovely little map of Lazio on Italy's central-west coast with the city of Rome shown near a depiction of Roman ruins. It extends to include Lake Bracciano and continues down the coast to Gaeta. Good topographical detail, including forested areas. Adorned with a lovely cartouche incorporating the distance scale. German text on verso.


Condition: A

Nice impression with a faint spot on the right margin, well away from the map.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 5/7/2008