Catalog Archive
Auction 167, Lot 265

"Norfolciae Descriptio. Petrus Kaerius Caelavit", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Eastern England

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

8.1 x 6.2 inches
20.6 x 15.7 cm

Lovely little map of Norfolk county filled with a multitude of tiny engraved cities including Norwich and Eton with simple pictorial topography. The map is decorated with two decorative cartouches enclosing the title and scale of miles. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius. German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5295:352.1.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with minor show-through of text on verso and a few spots of foxing confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 3/28/2018