Auction 162, Lot 491

"Navarra", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Northern Spain

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

8 x 6.1 inches
20.3 x 15.5 cm

This map depicts central northern Spain, extending from Logrono in the west, to just shy of Zaragoza in the east, and to Bayonne, France in the north. The map is oriented with north to the right, and is adorned with a strapwork cartouche. Engraved by Pieter van den Keere. German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #6015:352.1.

Condition: B+

A dark impression with light toning, some show-through of text on verso, and scattered foxing primarily confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $70

Closed on 4/26/2017