Auction 140, Lot 512

"Ducatus Lutzenburgicus", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Luxembourg

Period: 1631 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7 x 5 inches
17.8 x 12.7 cm

Stunningly decorative small map of Luxembourg surrounded in an intricate arabesque oval. The map is filled with many tiny engraved cities, forests and rivers. The title and scale of miles are both enclosed in decorative strapwork cartouches. Engraved by Abraham Goos. French text on verso.


Condition: B+

Toned, with a few small damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $190 - $210


Closed on 5/23/2012