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Auction 99, Lot 411

"Candia cum Insulis aliquot circa Graeciam", Mercator, Gerard

Subject: Crete

Period: 1589 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.8 x 13.2 inches
47.8 x 33.5 cm

A fine and detailed map of Crete with two cartouches and sailing ships at sea. Smaller inset maps of the islands of Corfu, Zante, Milos, Naxos, Santorini and Scarpanto flank the title cartouche. No text on verso.


Condition: B

Original color with overall light toning. Old repairs on centerfold and corner with some framers tape on verso of paper edges.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $350

Closed on 6/12/2002