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Auction 168, Lot 556

Rare Map that Only Appeared in Two Editions of Atlas Minor

"Genua Ducatus", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Northwestern Italy

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.7 x 6.2 inches
19.6 x 15.7 cm

This map depicts the region of Liguria, extending as far north as Piacenza. The coastline extends from Nice, France in the west to just past Levanto in the east. German text on verso. This map is rare as it only appeared in two editions of the Atlas Minor.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7080:352.1.

Condition: B+

A slightly uneven impression on a clean, bright sheet with show-through of text on verso.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/6/2018