Auction 113, Lot 373

"Island", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Iceland

Period: 1620 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.4 x 5.2 inches
18.8 x 13.2 cm

Delightful small map of Iceland, which is shown filled with mountains and volcanoes. The sea is stipple engraved and includes a spouting sea monster. Strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. Dutch text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Soil in blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/7/2005

Archived