"Italia", Langenes, Barent
Period: 1598 (published)
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.
Good impression with minor soil and binding holes in the blank margins.