Auction 119, Lot 777

"Tartaria", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Asia - Northern

Period: 1631 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 5.4 inches
18.5 x 13.7 cm

Charming small map of the northern region of Asia fully engraved with mountains, forests, and towns. It includes part of China and the island form of Korea. The Anian Fretium separates Asia from Americae Pars, the Pacific Northwest of America. The map is adorned with decorative title and scale of miles cartouches. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius, with German text on the verso.


Condition: A

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/9/2007