Auction 123, Lot 523

"Burgundia Comitatus", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: France

Period: 1631 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.3 x 5.7 inches
18.5 x 14.5 cm

Handsome small map of Franche-Comté in Burgundy with the bordering region of Switzerland including Geneva. The map is oriented with north to the right, and Lake Geneva is at the lower left. It is filled with graphic illustrations of the rivers, mountains, forests, and cities. The map is embellished with strapwork title and scale of miles cartouches. German text on verso.

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Condition: A

Minor soiling in margins.

Estimate: $90 - $130

Sold for: $70

Closed on 2/20/2008

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