Auction 127, Lot 519

"Provincia - La Provence", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: France

Period: 1628 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm

Charming little map of Provence in southern France fully engraved with hundreds of place names and adorned with two decorative cartouches. The Rhone and Durance Rivers are meticulously mapped, noting even the marshy area at the mouth of the Rhone. Crisply engraved by Petrus Kaerius. French text on verso.

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Condition: A

Faint damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/25/2009

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