"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.
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.