Auction 142, Lot 570

"Tuscia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Western Italy

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.9 x 5.6 inches
17.5 x 14.2 cm

Lovely, small map of Tuscany with the cities of Florence, Sienna and Rome named, among others. It is crisply engraved and shows forests, mountains and bridges. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Marginal soiling. Cardinal directions and page number written in manuscript ink in blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 11/28/2012

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