Auction 113, Lot 445

"Fionia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1606 (circa)


Color: Black & White

15.7 x 14 inches
39.9 x 35.6 cm

Fine early map of Fyn and the surrounding islands with great detail of the cities and even tiny villages. The sea is stipple engraved and the map is embellished with a strapwork title cartouche and Mercator's characteristic calligraphy. French text on verso.


Condition: A

Sharp impression with a few spots, mostly in blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $220

Sold for: $95

Closed on 12/7/2005