Rare Map that Only Appeared in Two Editions of Atlas Minor
"Neapolitanum Regnum", Mercator/Jansson
Subject: Southern Italy
Period: 1651 (published)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
8 x 6.3 inches
20.3 x 16 cm
A lovely small map of the Kingdom of Naples, densely engraved with cities, rivers and mountains. The map extends to include northern Sicily and a portion of the Balkan coast. 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) #7400:352.1.
A crisp impression on a clean, bright sheet with show-through of text on verso.