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Auction 189, Lot 479

"Saxoniae Superioris Lusatiae Misniaeque Descriptio", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Eastern Germany

Period: 1638 (published)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Black & White

19.3 x 13.8 inches
49 x 35.1 cm
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An attractive map of Saxony that extends into the northern Czech Republic and western Poland. Locates Leipzig, Wittenberg, Miessen, and Prague along the bottom border. Boldly engraved with mountains, forests, rivers, and ornamented with a strapwork title cartouche. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #2100:1A.3

Condition: A

A dark impression on watermarked paper with a light dampstain confined to the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $150 - $180


Closed on 9/14/2022