Auction 157, Lot 586

"Territorio di Pavia, Lodi, Novarra, Tortona, Alessandria et Altri Vicini dello Stato di Milano", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Northwestern Italy

Period: 1653 (published)

Publication: Nuevo Atlas

Color: Hand Color

19 x 14.6 inches
48.3 x 37.1 cm

This map is centered on Pavia, extending north to Milan, west to Vercelli, and east to Piacenza. The large cities are illustrated with miniature castles, and hundreds of tiny towns and mountains fill the map. The title cartouche features a sitting queen and forest animals, including deer, rabbits, and a fox. Spanish text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7035:1.2.

Condition: A

Nice impression and color with minor offsetting and a few spots of foxing in the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/4/2016