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Auction 108, Lot 326

"Udrone Irlandiae in Catherlagh Baronia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1602-06 (circa)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

11 x 13.5 inches
27.9 x 34.3 cm
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A fine map of Udrone - present-day County Carlow in Leinster province. The map is richly engraved to show the mountains, rivers, forests, villages and the two major cities of Catherlagh (Carlow) and Laghlyn (Leighlinbridge). The strapwork title cartouche incorporates a distance scale.


Condition: A+

Extremely wide margins.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/29/2004