Auction 122, Lot 494

"Comitatus Hannonia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Low Countries

Period: 1631 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7 x 4.8 inches
17.8 x 12.2 cm

Elegant oval map of the border region between France and Belgium including the cities of Douai, Cambrai and Mons. The topography is shown graphically with particular interest to the river systems. Embellished with a strapwork title and scale cartouche and enclosed in an intricate surrounding border. German text on verso.

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Condition: A+

Lovely impression and color.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $70

Closed on 12/5/2007

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