Auction 162, Lot 580

"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+

Original color with light toning, some color offsetting, and a few spots of foxing. There are some damp stains confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $130

Closed on 4/26/2017