Auction 140, Lot 671

"Veronae Vicentiae et Pataviae Dit.", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northeastern Italy

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm

This charming map of northeastern Italy depicts the towns, rivers and mountainous topography of the region. The map extends from the Adriatic Sea to Lake Garda and includes the cities of Venice, Verona, and Padua. Adorned with a strapwork title cartouche that incorporates the distance scale. 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: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/23/2012

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