Auction 121, Lot 534

"Britannia et Normannia cum confinijs", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: France

Period: 1631 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 5.3 inches
20.3 x 13.5 cm

Handsome small map covers Normandy and Brittany with the Channel Islands, centered roughly on Angiers. The map is filled with detail of the rivers, forests and tiny villages and is embellished with a strapwork title cartouche incorporating the distance scale. German text on the verso.

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Condition: A

A little minor show-through of text on the verso. Lower margin with a minor paper flaw, well away from the map.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/26/2007

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