Auction 117, Lot 692

"Candia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Crete

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 5.5 inches
20.3 x 14 cm

This is a reduced version of Mercator's handsome map of Crete with small inset maps of the islands of Corfu, Zante, Milos, Naxos, Santorini and Scarpanto at top. It is decorated with strapwork title and scale cartouches at lower right. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $70

Closed on 12/6/2006

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