Auction 145, Lot 610

"Cremonensis Ager", Langenes, Barent

Subject: Northern Italy

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Caert-Thresoor

Color: Hand Color

4.9 x 3.5 inches
12.4 x 8.9 cm

Charming miniature map of Cremona and its surroundings. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius, who engraved the majority of the maps of the Caert-thresoor (Map Treasury). This is the scarce first state without degrees of latitude in the borders, published by Cornelius Claesz and printed by Langenes. Dutch text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 80-82.

Condition: A

Marginal soiling with a chip at bottom right, not affecting map.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/12/2013