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Auction 135, Lot 555

"Tuscia", Langenes, Barent

Subject: Italy

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Caert-Thresoor

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.4 inches
12.2 x 8.6 cm

Charming, small map of Tuscany with the cities of Florence, Sienna and Rome named, among others. It was engraved by Pieter van den Keere and published by Cornelius Claesz and printed by Langenes in the first edition of the popular Map-treasury.

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

Condition: B+

The impression is uneven and there is some ink offsetting. Margins are soiled with paper restoration of one corner, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/16/2011