Auction 122, Lot 572

"Hassia Landgraviatus", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Germany

Period: 1634 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.5 inches
19.1 x 14 cm

Handsome small map of the state of Hesse detailing the course of the Fulda and Lon rivers, filled with information of cities, villages, forests and mountains. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche that includes the engravers signature, Petrus Kaerius. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Nice impression on a sturdy sheet with attractive color. A few minute specks of foxing in the map.

Estimate: $70 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 12/5/2007

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