Auction 162, Lot 537

"Lacus Lemannus", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Lake Geneva, Switzerland

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.9 x 5.3 inches
20.1 x 13.5 cm

Handsome map of Lake Geneva with good detail of surrounding towns and villages. The map is decorated with two strapwork cartouches. German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #4985:352.1.

Condition: B+

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

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $100

Closed on 4/26/2017