Auction 119, Lot 687

"Candia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Crete

Period: 1628 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

8 x 5.5 inches
20.3 x 14 cm

This is a reduced version of Mercator's handsome map of Crete with small inset maps of the islands of Corfu, Zante, Milos, Naxos, Santorini and Scarpanto at the top. It is decorated with strapwork title and scale cartouches at lower right. Latin text on verso.


Condition: B

There is a printer's defect in the right border and the left margin has a couple of worm tracks.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 5/9/2007