Auction 122, Lot 522

"Lionnois, Forest, et Beaviolois", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: France

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.2 inches
19.1 x 13.2 cm

This is a lovely small map of the Rhone and Loire valleys naming Vienne, Lyon, Macon, Roanne, and many other towns. It is oriented with north to the right and is fully engraved with mountains, forests and hundreds of tiny villages. The map is embellished with a title cartouche and distance scales. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

A nice impression on sturdy paper with some light marginal foxing, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $110 - $150


Closed on 12/5/2007