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Auction 172, Lot 537

"Montisferrati Ducatus", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Northern Italy

Period: 1631 (published)

Publication: Appendix Atlantis

Color: Hand Color

19 x 14.6 inches
48.3 x 37.1 cm
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An attractive map of northern Italy including the cities of Torino, Alba, Asti, Acqui Terme, and Savona. It is filled with fine details including villages and towns, the river systems, and the rugged topography of the region. The map is richly embellished with three decorative cartouches and a stippled sea. North is oriented to the right. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #7070:2.2

Condition: A

A dark impression with a hint of toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $150

Closed on 4/17/2019