Auction 114, Lot 351

"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. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A+

Very sharp impression and attractive later color.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/1/2006

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