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Auction 126, Lot 522

"Bolonia & Guines Comitatus", Mercator, Gerard

Subject: France

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 12.8 inches
25.4 x 32.5 cm
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This finely engraved map covers the coastline from Berck to just past Gravelines. The map is filled with rivers, forests and tiny villages and ornamented with a strapwork title cartouche, a sailing ship, and a unique distance scale.

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Condition: B+

A damp stain in the upper right margin, barely enters the map border, else the map is near fine.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Unsold

Closed on 12/3/2008

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