Auction 117, Lot 756

"Tartaria", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Asia - Northern

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.3 x 5.4 inches
18.5 x 13.7 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

Paper replaced in bottom corner of blank margin, well away from map.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/6/2006

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