Auction 123, Lot 524

"Aniou", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: France

Period: 1631 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7 x 5.5 inches
17.8 x 14 cm

A delicately engraved small map of Anjou and the Loire River Valley naming scores of tiny villages with charming pictorial topography of mountains and trees. The map is embellished with a simple strapwork title cartouche. German text on verso.

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Condition: A

A single spot in the margin.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/20/2008

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