Italy, Abruzzo, Napoli, Sorrento, Capri; Hondius / Mercator - Abruzzo et Terra di Lovoro - 1601-1620

Description
Italy, Abruzzo, Napoli, Sorrento, Capri; Hondius / Mercator - Abruzzo et Terra di Lovoro - 1601-1620
Map of the beginning of the seventeenth century of a part of southern Italy, between Naples and Abruzzo.

Early 17th century copper-engraved map of the area between Naples and Abruzzo, North is on the right.

The map was drawn by Hondius, following the previous versions of Mercator, for a first French edition of his Atlas Minor, Amsterdam, 1608.

Image dimensions 14x18 cm, sheet size 17.5x22 cm

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Italy
Geographical specification
Abruzzo, Napoli, Sorrento, Capri
Map maker/ publisher
Hondius / Mercator
Map/ Book title
Abruzzo et Terra di Lovoro
Period
1601-1620
Condition
Excellent
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Map of the beginning of the seventeenth century of a part of southern Italy, between Naples and Abruzzo.
Size of the largest image
14×18 cm
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