Auction 117, Lot 523

"Bolonia et Guines com", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: France

Period: 1634 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7 x 5.6 inches
17.8 x 14.2 cm

This small map is oriented with north on the right. It covers the coastline from Berck to Gravelines and includes Calais and Boulogne-sur-Mer. The map is filled with rivers, forests and tiny villages and ornamented with a strapwork title cartouche. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: B

Impression is slightly uneven at bottom. Small rust stain with a tiny hole above cartouche.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 12/6/2006

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