Auction 134, Lot 554

"Italia", Langenes, Barent

Subject: Italy

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Caert-thresoor

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm

This charming little map of Italy includes Corsica and parts of Sardinia and Sicily. It is based on Ortelius and engraved by either Jodocus Hondius or Petrus Kaerius, brothers-in-law who prepared the plates for the Map-treasury, which was published by Cornelis Claesz and printed by Langenes. Dutch text on verso.

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

Condition: B+

Good impression with minor soil and binding holes in the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/1/2010