Auction 112, Lot 429

"Artesia Comitatus", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: France

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.8 x 4.8 inches
17.3 x 12.2 cm

Very decorative oval map of the northern province of Artois embellished with title and scale cartouches and set within an elaborate scrolled border. Most likely engraved by Abraham Goos who also published this plate in his Nieuw Nederlandtsch Caertboeck. Dutch text on verso.

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Condition: A

Impression is a little weak at center.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $95

Closed on 9/28/2005

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