Auction 119, Lot 564

"Aniou", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: France

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.5 inches
19.1 x 14 cm

A delicately engraved small map of Anjou and the Loire River Valley naming scores of tiny villages with charming pictorial topography of mountains and trees. The map is embellished with a simple strapwork title cartouche. Latin text on the verso.

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Condition: A

Nice impression with a tiny printer's smudge. One light stain in the upper margin, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Unsold

Closed on 5/9/2007

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