Catalog Archive
Auction 173, Lot 342

"Puglia Piana Terra di Barri Otranto etc.", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Southern Italy

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7 x 5.4 inches
17.8 x 13.7 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 and a scale of miles flanked by sea monsters. German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7402:352.1.

Condition: B+

A crisp impression on a clean, bright sheet with show-through of text on verso.

Estimate: $120 - $150


Closed on 6/5/2019