Auction 130, Lot 608

"Abruzzo et Terra di Lavoro", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Italy

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.9 x 5.9 inches
20.1 x 15 cm

Gorgeous little map of central Italy showing the regions of Lazio and Abruzzo with a small bit of Molise. The spine of the Apennines runs along the middle of the map, with pictorial representations of cities and topography. The map is decorated with a charming strapwork cartouche atop a scale of miles. French text on verso.

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Condition: A

Two tears in the bottom margin have been expertly repaired.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Unsold

Closed on 12/2/2009

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