Auction 170, Lot 565

"Veronae Vicentiae et Pataviae Dit.", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northeastern Italy

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.1 x 5.7 inches
18 x 14.5 cm

This charming map of northeastern Italy depicts the towns, rivers and mountainous topography of the region. The map extends from the Adriatic Sea to Lake Garda and includes the cities of Venice, Verona, and Padua. Adorned with a strapwork title cartouche that incorporates the distance scale. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7110:351.

Condition: A

A nice impression on watermarked paper with minor toning and a couple of tiny damp stains along the top edge of the sheet.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/14/2018