Auction 137, Lot 648

"Neapolitani Regni Compendiosa Descriptio", Bucelin, Gabriel

Subject: Italy

Period: 1658 (published)

Publication: Praecipuarum Universi Terrarum Orbis

Color: Hand Color

4.3 x 2.8 inches
10.9 x 7.1 cm

This tiny map of southern Italy is very scarce. Only the major cities and rivers are located. In the first edition of King's book on miniature maps, he attributed Bucelin's maps to Johann Praetorius who was the publisher of Historiae Universalis Auctarium. Latin text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 126-127.

Condition: A

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/14/2011