Auction 162, Lot 581

"Principatus Pedemontii, Ducatus Augustae Praetoriae, Salutii Marchionatus, Astae, Vercellarum et Nice ae Comitatus Nova Tabula", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Northwestern Italy

Period: 1653 (published)

Publication: Nuevo Atlas

Color: Hand Color

20.8 x 16.3 inches
52.8 x 41.4 cm

This is a detailed map of the Piedmont region centered on Turin. The Mediterranean coastline is illustrated from Nice to Genoa and the many fortified cities are well documented. The map is adorned with three sailing ships and two decorative cartouches. This is the second state with Jansson's imprint replacing Henricus Hondius' imprint. Spanish text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7050:1C.2.

Condition: B+

Light toning and offsetting with professionally repaired centerfold separations at top and bottom and damp stains confined to the side blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $100

Closed on 4/26/2017