Auction 165, Lot 431

"Cantabrigiensis Comitatus Descriptio", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Eastern England

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.8 x 5.9 inches
19.8 x 15 cm

Finely engraved map with Cambridge at center. Strapwork title cartouche and scale of miles. German text on verso. This map appeared in only two editions of the Atlas Minor and is therefore quite scarce.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5300:352.1.

Condition: A

A nice impression on watermarked paper with faint scattered foxing confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $70

Closed on 11/15/2017