"Lombardiae Alpestris pars Occidentalis cum Valesia", Mercator/Jansson
Subject: Northern Italy
Period: 1651 (published)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7.5 x 5.4 inches
19.1 x 13.7 cm
Handsome small map of the mountainous Lombardy region of northern Italy with the glacial lakes of Maggiore, Lugaro and Como roughly in the center and Lake Geneva to the left. The map is simply ornamented with a strapwork title cartouche. German text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7011:352.
A crisp impression with light show-through of text on verso. Three horizontal cracks appear in the plate at bottom left and another appears at bottom right.