Auction 121, Lot 555

"Portugallia et Algarve", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Portugal

Period: 1631 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

8 x 5.5 inches
20.3 x 14 cm

Striking little map of Portugal oriented with north to the right of the map. The map is filled with excellent detail of the towns and river systems, and it is adorned with a pair of lovely strapwork cartouches for the title and scale of miles. German text on the verso.


Condition: A

A great impression on a sheet with a little minor show-through of text on the verso and a faint spot in the lower margin, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $170 - $230

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/26/2007