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Auction 167, Lot 325

"Morea olim Peloponensis", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Southern Greece

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 5.4 inches
18.5 x 13.7 cm
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This handsome small map of the southern part of Greece is engraved to illustrate rivers, mountains, forests, cities and villages. It is decorated with strapwork title and scale cartouches. Engraved by Pieter van den Keere. German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7820:352.1.

Condition: A

A nice impression with light 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