Auction 133, Lot 459

"[Lot of 2] Hispania Nova Descript [and] Portugallia et Algarve", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Black & White

Size:
7.7 x 5.5 inches
19.6 x 14 cm

These small maps are from the Mercator-Hondius-Jansson series of Atlas Minor editions. They were engraved by Petrus Kaerius (Pieter van den Keere). Each is densely engraved with place names and shows the political divisions. The map of Portugal is oriented with north to the right of the map. Latin text on versos. Sizes vary slightly.

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Condition: A+

Sharp impressions and pleasantly ivory toned paper.

Estimate: $180 - $250

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/1/2010

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