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Auction 135, Lot 565

"Corscica [on sheet with] Sardinia", Mercator, Gerard

Subject: Corsica, Sardinia

Period: 1606 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.4 x 13.5 inches
46.7 x 34.3 cm

Two boldly engraved maps of Corsica and Sardinia on a single folio sheet, each enclosed in its own border. Each is filled with depictions of the topography and cities and is adorned with strapwork cartouches. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Professionally backed with light tissue repairing the centerfold.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $300

Closed on 2/16/2011