Auction 121, Lot 531

"Provincia - La Provence", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: France

Period: 1631 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.2 inches
19.1 x 13.2 cm

Charming little map of Provence in southern France fully engraved with hundreds of place names and adorned with two decorative cartouches. The Rhone and Durance rivers are meticulously mapped, noting even the marshy area at the mouth of the Rhone. Crisply engraved by Petrus Kaerius, German text on the verso.

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Condition: A

A dark impression on a sheet with a marginal stain, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/26/2007

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