Auction 151, Lot 562

"Pedemontana Regio cum Genvensium Territorio & Montisferrati Marchionatu", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northern Italy

Period: 1623 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas sive Cosmographicae…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 14.2 inches
45.7 x 36.1 cm

This densely engraved map covers the Piedmont region and the Mediterranean coast from Nice to just beyond Genoa. The map includes the cities of Milan and Turin. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche and stippled sea. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7013:1.1.

Condition: A

A nice impression with attractive color and marginal soiling. There are two short worm tracks along the centerfold that have been professionally repaired with a minute amount of image replaced in facsimile.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 11/19/2014

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