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Auction 100, Lot 352

"Rugia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Germany

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor (Adrianus Bottius ed.)

Color: Hand Color

6.3 x 5.5 inches
16 x 14 cm

Nice chart of the island with many placenames including Bergen, Wit, and Iafmunt. The mainland is here labeled Pomerania. Strapwork title and scale cartouches, stipple engraved sea.


Condition: B

Full sheet of handlaid paper with watermark. Weak impression in one section of border, image is fine. Three binding holes in margin, well away from map image.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $65

Closed on 9/12/2002