Auction 117, Lot 565

"Thuringia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Germany

Period: 1634 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.6 x 5.7 inches
19.3 x 14.5 cm

This detailed small map covers the region including Erfurt, Weimar and Gotha. It provides information on the extensive rivers system and locates hundreds of tiny villages. The strapwork title cartouche incorporates the distance scale at lower right. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Lightly toned with a few foxing spots in blank margins.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 12/6/2006

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