Auction 160, Lot 605

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

Subject: Northwestern Italy

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

17.9 x 14.1 inches
45.5 x 35.8 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. French text on verso.

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

Condition: B

Full original color with moderate toning, light color offsetting, and light scattered foxing. A 2" tear to the left of the centerfold near the center has been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/16/2016