"Lombardiae Alpestris pars Occidentalis cu Valesia", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Northern Italy
Period: 1610 (published)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7.1 x 5.6 inches
18 x 14.2 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 that incorporates the distance scale. Latin text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7011:351.
An excellent impression on watermarked paper with a hint of toning.