Lombardy Northern Italy Italia Lakes Region Switzerland 1628 Mercator minor mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Lombardiae alpestris pars occidentalis cum Valesia.
(Europe, Northern Italy, Switzerland, Savoy, Milan, Lake Geneva, Alps).
Issued c.1628, Amsterdam for Mercator's small format world atlas. Latin text on verso.
Lovely early 17th century antique engraved map, with original hand color.
Print paper and engraved area evenly age toned with light browning & spotting. Overall map remains visually attractive and historically interesting.
Sheet measures c. 8 3/4" W x 6 1/2" H.
Printed area measures c. 7 1/2" W x 5 1/2" H.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 3,