Auction 119, Lot 561

"Le Duche d'Berry", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: France

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.1 x 5.5 inches
18 x 14 cm

Lovely map of the heart of France naming many cities, including Bourges, Chartres and Nancy. The map shows wonderful pictorial topography of the mountains and trees. The map is adorned with a simple title cartouche. Latin text on the verso.

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Condition: A

Attractive color. The margin at the top has a light stain, well away from the map.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/9/2007

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