Auction 153, Lot 576

"Carte Nouvelle du Cremasco a la Republique de Venise a l'Usage des Armees en Italie...", Sanson/Mortier

Subject: Northern Italy

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.2 x 18.3 inches
38.6 x 46.5 cm

This handsome map is centered approximately on Cremona, in the Lombardy region. There is excellent detail of towns, roads, forts, and more. The map was created to depict the encampments, movements, and battles of the Imperial and French military forces, which are identified in the key at bottom right.

References:

Condition: A

A nice impression with original color, wide margins, and a few minor printer's creases at bottom right. There are a couple of minute worm holes only visible when held to light.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/20/2015

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