Auction 119, Lot 563

"Britannia et Normannia cum confinijs", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: France

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 5.3 inches
20.3 x 13.5 cm

Handsome small map covering Normandy and Brittany with the Channel Islands. The map is filled with detail of the rivers, forests and tiny villages and is embellished with a strapwork title cartouche incorporating the distance scale. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Nice color and a dark impression. There are a couple light damp stains and an old repair in the blank margins.

Estimate: $95 - $130

Sold for: $70

Closed on 5/9/2007

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