Auction 110, Lot 592

"Tartaria", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Asia - Northern

Period: 1628 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.2 x 5.5 inches
18.3 x 14 cm

Charming miniature map of the northern region of Asia fully engraved with mountains, forests, and towns. Includes part of China and the island form of Korea. The Anian Fretium separates Asia from Americae Pars. Adorned with title and scale of miles cartouches. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Some chipping in blank margins.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 3/2/2005

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