Auction 126, Lot 620

"Candia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Crete

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 5.5 inches
20.3 x 14 cm

This is a reduced version of Mercator's handsome map of Crete with small inset maps of the islands of Corfu, Zante, Milos, Naxos, Santorini and Scarpanto at top. It is decorated with strapwork title and scale cartouches at lower right. French text on verso.

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Condition: A

Faint damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/3/2008

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