Auction 119, Lot 564

"Aniou", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: France

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

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.


Condition: A

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

Estimate: $90 - $120


Closed on 5/9/2007