Auction 120, Lot 666

"Corsica [on sheet with] Sardinia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Corsica, Sardinia

Period: 1631 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.5 inches
18.8 x 14 cm

Two delicately engraved small maps of Corsica and Sardinia on a single sheet. Each is filled with depictions of the topography and cities and is adorned with ribbon style cartouches. The map was engraved by Petrus Kaerius. German text on verso.


Condition: B+

Nice impression with an archivally repaired, and nearly invisible, tear that enters the map of Sardinia.

Estimate: $130 - $180

Sold for: $140

Closed on 7/18/2007