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Auction 100, Lot 375

"Candia cum Insulis aliquot circa Graeciam", Mercator, Gerard

Subject: Crete

Period: 1611 (circa)

Publication: Atlas sive Cosmographicae…

Color: Hand Color

18.9 x 13.2 inches
48 x 33.5 cm
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Very handsome and detailed map of Crete with two cartouches. Smaller inset maps of the islands of Corfu, Zante, Milos, Naxos, Santorini and Scarpanto flank the title cartouche. French text on verso.

References: Phillips (A) #3412-127.

Condition: A

Lovely color and crisp impression. Two wormholes filled in cartouche and repaired tear just left of fold that just entered the cartouche.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $400

Closed on 9/12/2002