Auction 142, Lot 568

"Marcha Anconitana cum Spoletano Ducatu", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Eastern Italy

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 6.3 inches
20.3 x 16 cm

A handsomely engraved small map of Ancona and Spoleto on the eastern coast of Italy from Ravenna to Pescara displays mountains, towns and forests. The map is decorated with charming strapwork title and scale of miles cartouches. 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: $100 - $140

Sold for: $90

Closed on 11/28/2012

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