Auction 119, Lot 559

"Provincia - La Provence", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: France

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm

Charming little map of Provence in southern France fully engraved with hundreds of place names and adorned with two decorative cartouches. The Rhone and Durance rivers are meticulously mapped, noting even the marshy area at the mouth of the Rhone. Latin text on verso. Crisply engraved by Petrus Kaerius.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $230

Closed on 5/9/2007

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