Auction 140, Lot 665

"Pedemontana Regio cum Genvensium Territorio & Montisferrati Marchionatu", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northern Italy

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.8 x 6.3 inches
19.8 x 16 cm

Beautiful little map of Piedmonte, Genoa and Montserrat depicting the rivers, mountainous topography, and cities of the region. The map is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

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

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $60

Closed on 5/23/2012

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