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Auction 95, Lot 266

"Graecia", Mercator, Gerard

Subject: Greece

Period: 1589 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.5 x 14.3 inches
47 x 36.3 cm
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Handsome map of Greece and the Aegean Sea. French text on verso. The sea is fully engraved with calligraphy in Mercator's characteristic style. Small strapwork title cartouche and decorative distance scale.


Condition: B

Old paper repair of centerfold and a parallel crease. Tear in top margin just touching the border.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $325

Closed on 6/13/2001