Auction 120, Lot 577

"Hassia Landgraviatus", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Germany

Period: 1634 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.5 inches
19.1 x 14 cm

Handsome small map of the state of Hesse detailing the course of the Fulda and Lon rivers, filled with information of cities, villages, forests and mountains. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche that includes the engravers signature, Petrus Kaerius. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Nice impression on a sturdy sheet with attractive color. A few minute specks of foxing in the map.

Estimate: $70 - $100


Closed on 7/18/2007