Antique Map-ITALY-PIEMONTE-MONTISFERRATI-Mercator-1636

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Engraving on verge type hand laid paper with watermark. We absolutely guarantee the authenticity of this item. on paper.

Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 51.5 x 42 cm. The image size is ca. 45 x 35.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 20.3 x 16.5 inch. The image size is ca. 17.7 x 14 inch.

Title: ‘Pedemontana regio cum Genuensium Territorio & Montisferrati Marchionatu’. (Piemonte, Genua, Montisferrati) This maps shows the cities of Genua, Nice, Alba, Niza, Piacenza and others. This old antique engraved map originates from a rare 2 volume Hondius / Janssonius Atlas: ‘Atlas, das ist, Abbildung der Gantzen Welt …’, published in 1636 in Amsterdam containing maps by Gerard Mercator, Jodocus and Hendricus Hondius and Johannes Janssonius. (ref: Koeman 1:322). This Atlas contains maps by Mercator, Hondius and early Janssonius edition maps. We carry most maps from the 2nd volume: France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Mid-East, Asia and America. Review our ebay store, website or inquire for any specific maps not listed.Artists and Engravers: The carthographers / publishers associated with this Atlas are: Gerard Mercator (or Rupelmundanus, Gerard de Kremer, Cremer) (1512-1594), Jodocus Hondius (1563-1612), Henricus Hondius (1597-1651) and Johannes Janssonius (1588-1664). One can find many references in online literature to these famous icons of cartography.

Condition: Fine. general age related toning. some light staining in margins from handling. original middle fold from binding. Bottom middle fold separated, restored and backed by tape, extending in to image 5 cm.. A few faint false fold lines. Otherwise a very nice map in fine condition. At your request we can have this map coloured by professional antique map / print colourer (cost inquire).

Keywords: ANTIQUE MAP-ITALY-PIEMONTE-MONTISFERRATI-MERCATOR

(PCO) B34-27

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