Auction 112, Lot 404

"Leodiensis Dioecesis Typus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1606 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.2 x 13 inches
48.8 x 33 cm

Handsome, boldly engraved map of the Muese River valley including Namur and Liege, with north oriented at left. Exquisitely engraved with an elaborate cartouche and scale of miles and numerous forests throughout. Engraved by Baptista van Doeticum.

References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) #3360:1A.

Condition: A

Later color. Couple of tiny spots in bottom border, still very good. Narrow (but adequate) right margin, apparently as issued.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/28/2005