Auction 111, Lot 393

"Udrone Irlandiae in Catherlagh Baronia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1602 (circa)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 13.5 inches
27.9 x 34.3 cm

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. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: B

Old repair on centerfold, else very good.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $220

Closed on 6/8/2005

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