Catalog Archive
Auction 118, Lot 624

"Lionnois, Forest, et Beaviolois", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: France

Period: 1634 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm

This is a lovely small map of the Rhone and Loire valleys with Vienne, Lyon, Macon and Roanne. It is oriented with north to the right and is fully engraved with mountains, forests and hundreds of tiny villages. The map is embellished with a title cartouche and distance scales. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius.


Condition: A

Clean and bright with a good impression. Short marginal tear repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 3/6/2007