Auction 144, Lot 203

"St. Pierre de Rome", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Rome, Italy

Period: 1684 (circa)

Publication: Beschreibung des Ganzten Welt-Kreisses…

Color: Hand Color

4 x 6 inches
10.2 x 15.2 cm

A lovely bird's-eye view of St. Peter's in Rome, filled with visitors. In the background are rolling hills, houses and several large buildings. This is the second state of the map, published in the German edition of Description de l'Univers, with German text above the map.

References: Pastoureau, Manesson-Mallet I B.

Condition: A+

Attractive color on watermarked paper with wide margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 4/3/2013