Auction 119, Lot 562

"L'Isle de France Parisiensis Agri Descriptio", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: France

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm

Charming small version of Jansson's mapping of the vicinity of Paris, based on a manuscript map attributed to Francois de la Guillotiere. It extends to include Pentioise, Senlis, and Meaux. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius for Jansson's editions of the Atlas Minor. Latin text on verso.


Condition: B+

One light printer's crease, still good.

Estimate: $130 - $170


Closed on 5/9/2007