Auction 170, Lot 455

Rare Map that Only Appeared in Two Editions of Atlas Minor

"Devoniae Descriptio", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Southwestern England

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.1 x 6.2 inches
20.6 x 15.7 cm

This handsome map of the county of Devonshire is filled with towns, rivers, and several mountain ranges. German text on verso. This map is rare as it only appeared in two editions of the Atlas Minor.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5250:352.1.

Condition: B+

A sharp impression with some show-through of text on verso and light, scattered foxing that is confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 11/14/2018

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