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Auction 182, Lot 504

"L'Isle de Frace Parisiensis Ager", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northern France, Paris

Period: 1609 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 5.3 inches
18.5 x 13.5 cm
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Charming little map of the department with Paris at bottom center, fully engraved with dozens of towns, mountains and forests. Embellished with strapwork title and scale of miles cartouches. Note the odd spelling of "France" in the title. French text on verso, published between 1609-14.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #4300:351.

Condition: A

There are a few faint dampstains confined to the top blank margin, else fine.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 4/28/2021