Auction 137, Lot 556

"Artesia", Bucelin, Gabriel

Subject: France

Period: 1658 (published)

Publication: Praecipuarum Universi Terrarum Orbis

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.3 x 2.5 inches
10.9 x 6.4 cm

This tiny map of Artois in the northeastern portion of France bordering Belgium is very scarce. In the first edition of King's book on miniature maps, he attributed Bucelin's maps to Johann Praetorius who was the publisher of Historiae Universalis Auctarium. Latin text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 126-127.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $80 - $100

Unsold

Closed on 9/14/2011

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