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Auction 164, Lot 596

"Marchia Anconitana cum Spoletano Ducatu", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Central Italy

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

18.1 x 13.8 inches
46 x 35.1 cm

A handsome map of the Marche region in central Italy along the Adriatic Sea. The capital of Ancona is shown centrally along the coastline, which extends from Rimini in the north to Sant' Angelo in the south, just shy of Pescara. The map is embellished with strapwork title cartouche and a moiré patterned sea. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7350:1A.

Condition: B

Full original color with light toning, scattered foxing, and moderate offsetting.

Estimate: $150 - $180


Closed on 9/13/2017