Auction 119, Lot 468

"Norfolciae descriptio", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: England - Norfolk

Period: 1650 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

8 x 6.25 inches
20.3 x 15.9 cm

Lovely little map of Norfolk county filled with a multitude of tiny engraved cities including Norwich and Eton with simple pictorial topography. The map is decorated with two decorative cartouches enclosing the title and scale of miles. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius. German text on verso.


Condition: B

Slightly uneven impression in the bottom of the map. Minor show-through of color on the verso. The top two corners are clipped, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $110 - $160

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/9/2007