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Auction 151, Lot 550

"Karstia, Carniola, Histria et Windorum Marchia. Ger. Mercatore Auctore", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Western Balkans

Period: 1635 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

19.7 x 15.1 inches
50 x 38.4 cm

A fine map of the northern tip of the Adriatic Sea and the Gulf of Venice, present-day northeastern Italy, Slovenia and Croatia. Decorated with a title cartouche, compass rose, distance scale cartouche and a sailing ship. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #2740:2.1.

Condition: B+

Original color with isolated foxing and light toning mostly confined to the blank margins. There is a printer's crease at lower left.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/19/2014