Auction 136, Lot 607

"Latium nunc Campagna di Roma", Mercator, Gerard

Subject: Italy

Period: 1620 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.7 x 14.5 inches
47.5 x 36.8 cm

Lovely map of Lazio on Italy's central-west coast with the city of Rome shown near a depiction of Roman ruins. It extends to include Lake Bracciano and continues down the coast to Gaeta. Adorned with topographical details, including remnants of Roman aqueducts, and two cartouches, one of which incorporates a distance scale. French text on verso.

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Condition: B+

A bit of minor foxing confined to the margins. Also some minor soft creasing on the centerfold.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/1/2011

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