Auction 142, Lot 566

"Puglia Piana Terra di Barri Otrato etc", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Southern Italy

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7 x 5.3 inches
17.8 x 13.5 cm

Handsome small map of the 'boot' of Italy showing the regions of Apulia and Calabria filled with details of mountains, rivers and cities. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche, a scale of miles and a sailing ship. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

A couple of minor spots and marginal soiling. Cardinal directions and page number written in manuscript ink in blank margins.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 11/28/2012

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