Auction 121, Lot 578

"Thuringia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Germany

Period: 1631 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.6 inches
19.1 x 14.2 cm

This detailed small map covers the region including Erfurt, Weimar and Gotha. It provides information on the extensive river system and locates hundreds of tiny villages. The strapwork title cartouche incorporates the distance scale at lower right. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius, German text on the verso.


Condition: A

A nice impression with faint show-through of the text on verso.

Estimate: $70 - $100


Closed on 9/26/2007