Auction 115, Lot 1

"Atlas Minor Gerardi Mercatoris a I. Hondio plurimis aeneis Tabulis auctus et illustratus", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1628 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 6 inches
20.3 x 15.2 cm

Decorative title page that is filled with allegorical female figures of the continents, geographers measuring the globe, and Atlas holding it aloft.

References:

Condition: A

Very nice impression with fine modern coloring. Margin a little rough in a few areas with paper missing up to platemark in part of lower margin. Very old inscription above platemark at top in faded ink.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $170

Closed on 6/21/2006

Archived