Auction 113, Lot 710

"Tartaria", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Northern Asia

Period: 1634 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.3 x 5.5 inches
18.5 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

Light even toning.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/7/2005

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