Auction 129, Lot 664

"Forum Iulii", Langenes, Barent

Subject: Italy

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Caert-thresoor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 3.4 inches
12.2 x 8.6 cm

Charming miniature map covering the Friuli region of northern Italy. Though not signed, this map was likely engraved by Petrus Kaerius, who engraved the majority of the maps of the Caert-thresoor (Map Treasury). This is the scarce first state without degrees of latitude in the borders. Dutch text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) p. 80-82.

Condition: B+

Soiled margins with some expert paper restoration at edges.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/23/2009

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