Auction 119, Lot 686

"Macedonia Epirus et Achaia", Mercator, Gerard

Subject: Greece

Period: 1620 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 14 inches
43.2 x 35.6 cm

This finely engraved map set the standard for maps of the region for most of the 17th century. It is based largely on the work of Jacopo Gastaldi. The map covers northern Greece to the Gulf of Cataro, including the island of Corfu. The title cartouche is topped by a skull. French text on verso.

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Condition: B

There are some extraneous creases and tissue repairs along the centerfold.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Unsold

Closed on 5/9/2007

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