Auction 106, Lot 429

"Macedonia Epirus et Achaia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Greece

Period: 1644 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.2 x 14 inches
43.7 x 35.6 cm

A fine map that set the standard for maps of the region for most of the 17th century. It is based largely on the work of Jacopo Gastaldi. The map covers northern Greece to the Gulf of Cataro, including the island of Corfu. It is embellished with a title cartouche surrounded by putti and two sailing ships. Latin text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Couple of soft extraneous creases, else fine.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $400

Closed on 3/3/2004

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