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Auction 168, Lot 562

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.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 6/6/2018