Auction 170, Lot 573

"Puglia Piana, Terra di Barri Otrato Etc.", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Southern Italy

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7 x 5.3 inches
17.8 x 13.5 cm

Handsome small map of the 'boot' of Italy showing the regions of Apulia and Calabria filled with details of mountains, rivers and cities. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche, a scale of miles and a sailing ship. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7402:351.

Condition: A

A nice impression on watermarked paper with a printer's crease at bottom left, minor toning, and light damp stains in the top blank margin.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $70

Closed on 11/14/2018