Auction 162, Lot 577

"Veronae Vicentiae et Patavii Ditiones", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northeastern Italy

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae…

Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 14.5 inches
49.5 x 36.8 cm

This map of northeastern Italy depicts the towns, rivers and mountainous topography of the region. The map extends from Lake Garda in the west to the Adriatic Sea in the east and includes the cities of Venice, Verona, Montova, and Padua. Adorned with a strapwork title cartouche. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7110:1.

Condition: B+

A dark impression with full original color, some printer's ink residue, light toning and color offsetting.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $80

Closed on 4/26/2017