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Auction 190, Lot 402

"Comitatus Hannonia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Northern France & Southwestern Belgium

Period: 1634 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

6.9 x 4.8 inches
17.5 x 12.2 cm
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Elegant oval map of the border region between France and Belgium including the cities of Douai, Cambrai and Mons. The topography is shown graphically with particular interest to the river systems. Embellished with a strapwork title and scale cartouche and enclosed in an intricate surrounding border. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #3320:363.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with light toning and foxing along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $80 - $95

Sold for: $40

Closed on 11/16/2022