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Auction 157, Lot 576

"Latium nunc Campagna di Roma", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Central Italy

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

18.8 x 14.6 inches
47.8 x 37.1 cm

Lovely map of Lazio on Italy's central-west coast with the city of Rome shown near a depiction of Roman ruins. It extends to include Lake Bracciano and continues down the coast to Gaeta. Adorned with topographical details, including remnants of Roman aqueducts, and two cartouches, one of which incorporates a distance scale. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7310:1A.

Condition: B

A crisp impression with full original color and moderate toning.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $75

Closed on 5/4/2016