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Auction 162, Lot 576

"Tarvisina Marchia et Tirolis Comitatus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northeastern Italy

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae…

Color: Hand Color

17.2 x 14.1 inches
43.7 x 35.8 cm

This copper-engraved map of northeastern Italy shows the Veneto and Trentino Alio Adige regions, as well as a portion of the Lombardia region. The map is centered approximately on Lake Garda, and extends west to Bergamo, south to Ferrara, and north past Bolzano. The map is filled with details of cities, rivers, and mountains, and is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7012:1.1.

Condition: B+

Full original color with light toning, some color offsetting, and a light crease adjacent to the centerfold. There are a few spots of foxing in the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $230


Closed on 4/26/2017