Auction 127, Lot 645

"Les Environs de la Ville de Naples, dans la Province de Labour…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Italy

Period: 1705 (dated)

Publication: L'Atlas Curieux

Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 9 inches
34.3 x 22.9 cm

This is a very fine map of the region between Rome and Naples with the major roads delineated, including the Via Appia through the Pontine Marshes. Both Rome and Naples are illustrated in plan-view format, indicating their importance. The title cartouche incorporates a uniquely formed inset map of Nouveau Port de Nettuno. The map was beautifully engraved by Vincent de Ginville.


Condition: A

Sharp impression and original color. There is some soil and a short tear in the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/25/2009