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Auction 162, Lot 559

"Forum Iulium, Karstia, Carniola, Histria et Windorum Marchia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Western Balkans

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

18.6 x 13.7 inches
47.2 x 34.8 cm

A fine map of the northern tip of the Adriatic Sea and the Gulf of Venice, present-day northeastern Italy, Slovenia and Croatia. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7170:1A.1.

Condition: B

Full original color with moderate toning and color offsetting.

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $100

Closed on 4/26/2017