Auction 139, Lot 522

"Forum Iulium, Karstia, Carniola, Histria etc.", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Balkans, Italy

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

8 x 6.3 inches
20.3 x 16 cm

Charming small map of the northern tip of the Adriatic Sea and the Gulf of Venice, present-day northeastern Italy, Slovenia and Croatia. Two strapwork cartouches fill the Gulf of Venice. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Marginal soiling. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $140

Closed on 2/15/2012