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Auction 100, Lot 290

"Warwicum, Northhamtonia, Huntingdonia, Cantabrigia, Suffolcia, Oxonium, Buckinghamia, Bedfordia, Hartfordia, Essexia, Berceria, Middelsixta, Southhamtonia, Surria, Catium, et Southsexia", Mercator, Gerard

Subject: England

Period: 1600 (published)

Publication: Atlas

Color: Hand Color

18.2 x 14.3 inches
46.2 x 36.3 cm

Mercator's great map of the southeast region of England including the British Channel and London. The sea is engraved in a wave pattern and the title is included in a fine strapwork cartouche. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) 5114:1.1.

Condition: B

Original full body color. Overall toning with slight toning and a tiny pinhole on centerfold.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $425

Closed on 9/12/2002