Catalog Archive
Auction 135, Lot 557

"Aprutium", Langenes, Barent

Subject: Abruzzi, Italy

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Caert-Thresoor

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.4 inches
12.2 x 8.6 cm

Charming miniature map of the province of Abruzzi on the Adriatic coast of Italy. It is embellished with a strapwork title cartouche. 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. Dutch text on verso.

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

Condition: A

Dark impression with soil in margins and a slightly trimmed corner, not affecting the map

Estimate: $110 - $150


Closed on 2/16/2011