Auction 124, Lot 465

"Burgundia Comitatus", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: France

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.3 x 5.6 inches
18.5 x 14.2 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. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Nice impression with attractive color. The sheet has some faint uneven toning confined to the margins.

Estimate: $95 - $130

Unsold

Closed on 5/7/2008

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