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Auction 115, Lot 420

"Comitatus Hollandia", Mercator

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7 x 4.7 inches
17.8 x 11.9 cm

Splendid small map depicting today's province of North Holland. Decorated with strapwork title cartouche and distance scale and surrounded by an intricate strapwork frame. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Spectacular, early impression with beautiful hand coloring. One small rust ring in blank ocean that rather looks like it's part of the map, else fine.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/21/2006