Auction 121, Lot 528

"Burgundia Comitatus", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: France

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 5.6 inches
18.5 x 14.2 cm

Handsome small map of Franche-Comté in Burgundy with the bordering region of Switzerland including Geneva. The map is oriented with north to the right, and Lake Geneva is at the lower left . It is filled with graphic illustrations of the rivers, mountains, forests, and cities. The map is embellished with strapwork title and scale of miles cartouches. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Nice impression with attractive color. The sheet has some faint uneven toning confined to the margins.

Estimate: $95 - $130


Closed on 9/26/2007