Auction 99, Lot 398

"Macedonia Epirus et Achaia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Balkans and Greece

Period: 1644 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 14 inches
43.2 x 35.6 cm

A fine map that set the standard for maps of the region for most of the 17th century. It is based largely on the work of Jacopo Gastaldi. The map is embellished with a title cartouche surrounded by putti and two sailing ships. German text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Separation on bottom fold and tiny tear in bottom margin, both well away from map, else fine.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $210

Closed on 6/12/2002

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