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Lot 565
By: Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Greece
Date: 1628 (circa)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Condition Code: A

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Color: hand color

Size: 18.5 x 14.3 inches
         47.0 x 36.4 cm

    This is the first edition of Mercator's map of Greece and the Aegean Sea. The map spans north to Albania, Macedonia and the Dardanelles. The sea is fully engraved with calligraphy in Mercator's characteristic style. The map is embellished with a small strapwork title cartouche and a decorative distance scale. French text on verso, published between 1628-33.

Condition Description: Wide margins with one tiny worm hole in the image and some paper weakness along the edges of the sheet.

Ref: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7800:1.1; Zacharakis #1323.

$400.00 - $475.00

Sold for: $300.00

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