"Cremonensis Ager", Langenes, Barent
Subject: Northern Italy
Period: 1598 (published)
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.
Marginal soiling with a chip at bottom right, not affecting map.