Auction 117, Lot 498

"Comitatus Hannonia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Low Countries

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7 x 4.8 inches
17.8 x 12.2 cm

Elegant oval map of the border region between France and Belgium including the cities of Douai, Cambrai and Mons. The topography is shown graphically with particular interest to the river systems. Embellished with a strapwork title and scale cartouche and enclosed in an intricate surrounding border. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Faint damp stain in bottom margin.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Unsold

Closed on 12/6/2006

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