Auction 106, Lot 308

"Europa", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Europe

Period: 1609 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.8 x 6 inches
19.8 x 15.2 cm

This is a reduced version of Gerard Mercator's folio map of Europe. America Pars appears in the upper left corner along with Lester Point, part of Greenland, Iceland, and the mythical island of Frisland. Strapwork title and scale cartouches. German text on verso.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $500

Closed on 3/3/2004

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