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Auction 101, Lot 369

"Graecia", Mercator, Gerard

Subject: Greece

Period: 1589 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.5 x 14.3 inches
47 x 36.3 cm
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Handsome map of Greece and the Aegean Sea. The sea is fully engraved in a moiré pattern with calligraphy in Mercator's characteristic style. Small strapwork title cartouche and decorative distance scale.

References: Zacharakis #1447.

Condition: A

Strong and attractive original color, beautifully muted with age.

Estimate: $550 - $600

Sold for: $650

Closed on 12/4/2002