Auction 170, Lot 570

Rare Map that Only Appeared in One Edition of Atlas Minor

"Stato della Repulbica di Lucca", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Central Italy

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.8 inches
18.8 x 14.7 cm

This charming small map extends from Pisa in the south, to Pistoia in the east, and northwest to Terrarossa on the river Magra. German text on verso. This map is rare as it only appeared in one edition of the Atlas Minor. Note the misspelling of the word "Republica" in the title.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7230:352.1.

Condition: A

A nice example with light show-through of text on verso and minor marginal soiling.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 11/14/2018