"Latium nunc Campagna di Roma", Mercator, Gerard
Period: 1620 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
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.
A bit of minor foxing confined to the margins. Also some minor soft creasing on the centerfold.