Auction 129, Lot 583

"Hassia Landgraviatus", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Germany

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.5 inches
19.1 x 14 cm

Handsome small map of the state of Hesse detailing the course of the Fulda and Lon Rivers, filled with information of cities, villages, forests and mountains. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche that includes the engraver's signature, Petrus Kaerius. French text on verso.


Condition: A

A couple of marginal tears have been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $40

Closed on 9/23/2009