Auction 165, Lot 501

"Portugallia et Algarve", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Portugal

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

8 x 5.4 inches
20.3 x 13.7 cm

Striking little map of Portugal oriented with north to the right of the map. The map is filled with excellent detail of the towns and river systems. The map is adorned with a pair of lovely strapwork cartouches for the title and scale of miles. German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #6300:352.1.

Condition: A

A nice impression on watermarked paper with minor show-thorugh of text on verso and scattered foxing confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $180 - $210


Closed on 11/15/2017