Auction 134, Lot 546

"Macedonia Epirus et Achaia", Mercator, Gerard

Subject: Greece

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.2 x 14.2 inches
43.7 x 36.1 cm

A fine map that set the standard for maps of the region for most of the 17th century. Based largely on the work of Jacopo Gastaldi, it covers northern Greece to the Gulf of Cataro, including the island of Corfu. The title cartouche is topped by a skull. Latin text on verso.

References: Zacharakis #1448.

Condition: B+

Faintly toned on centerfold with a slightly uneven impression.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/1/2010

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