Italy, Sicilië; Mercator / Hondius - Sicilia - 1610

Description
Italy, Sicilië; Mercator / Hondius - Sicilia - 1610
Decorative card

Condition: good. Paper has some tanning. Adequate margins. Verso: Latin text. Hand-coloured.

Beautiful copper engraving from an atlas from 1610 of Sicily.

Delightful small map of Sicily filled with topographical detail and place names. A smoking Mt. Etna is depicted on the right. The map is adorned with a strap work title cartouche flanked by a pair of birds. Latin text on verso.

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Italy
Geographical specification
Sicilië
Map maker/ publisher
Mercator / Hondius
Map/ Book title
Sicilia
Period
1610
Condition
Good
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Decorative card
Size of the largest image
15×18 cm
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