Auction 113, Lot 659

"Corsica [on sheet with] Sardinia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Mediterranean - Corsica and Sardinia

Period: 1634 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm

Two small maps of Corsica and Sardinia on a single sheet. Each is filled with depictions of the topography and cities and is adorned with ribbon style cartouches. The map was engraved by Petrus Kaerius for Jansson's editions of the Atlas Minor. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Printing defect with ink residue at right, else fine.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/7/2005

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