Auction 162, Lot 578

"Dominium Venetum in Italia", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Northeastern Italy

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

8 x 6.1 inches
20.3 x 15.5 cm

This handsome small map depicts the present-day Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia regions in Italy and includes portions of Slovenia and Croatia. The map is filled with detail, extending west to Lake Como and south to Bologna. Adorned with title and distance scale cartouches, and engraved by Petrus Kaerius (Pieter van den Keere). This map only appeared in the 1648 and 1651 German editions of Jansson's Atlas Minor, and is therefore very rare. German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7100:352.1.

Condition: B+

Nice impression and color on watermarked paper with light show-through of text on verso and foxing primarily confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $120 - $150


Closed on 4/26/2017