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Auction 118, Lot 813

"Tartaria", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Asia - Northern

Period: 1634 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.3 x 5.3 inches
18.5 x 13.5 cm

Charming miniature map of the northern region of Asia fully engraved with mountains, forests, and towns, it 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 with Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A+

Fine example with crisp, early impression and beautiful coloring. Full margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/6/2007

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