Catalog Archive
Auction 176, Lot 528

"Pedemontana Regio cum Genvensium Territorio & Montisferrati Marchionatu", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northwestern Italy

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

18 x 14.1 inches
45.7 x 35.8 cm
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This densely engraved map covers the Piedmont region and the Mediterranean coast from Nice to just beyond Genoa. The map includes the cities of Milan and Turin. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche and stippled sea. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7013:1.1.

Condition: B

Moderate toning with light foxing and a couple of short separations along the centerfold that have been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/12/2020