"Aprutium", Langenes, Barent
Subject: Abruzzi, Italy
Period: 1598 (published)
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.
Dark impression with soil in margins and a slightly trimmed corner, not affecting the map