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Auction 164, Lot 581

"Forum Iulium, Karstia, Carniola, Histria et Windorum Marchia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Western Balkans

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

18.6 x 13.8 inches
47.2 x 35.1 cm

A fine map of the northern tip of the Adriatic Sea and the Gulf of Venice, present-day northeastern Italy, Slovenia and Croatia. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7170:1A.1.

Condition: B

Full original color with light toning, minor scattered foxing, a light crease to the right of the centerfold, and moderate offsetting.

Estimate: $150 - $180


Closed on 9/13/2017