Catalog Archive
Auction 157, Lot 443

"Europe", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Europe

Period: 1665 (circa)

Publication: L'Europe

Color: Hand Color

9.2 x 7.3 inches
23.4 x 18.5 cm

A very lovely little map of Europe fully engraved with towns and topography. The map is decorated with a strapwork cartouche and a simple compass rose.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON VII B [1].

Condition: B+

Original outline color with later color in the cartouche, two small stains in the Baltic Sea, and two small worm holes in the top blank margin.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 5/4/2016