Catalog Archive
Auction 138, Lot 552

"Lyonnois Forest et Beaujolois", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: France

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm

A charming little map of the famous Beaujolais wine region. The map is oriented with north to the right and is embellished with a bold strapwork title cartouche. This is from the first Latin edition.


Condition: A

Marginal soiling Manuscript page number, cardinal directions, and a Latin phrase that translates as "This map belongs to France" in blank margins.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $40

Closed on 12/7/2011