Auction 119, Lot 489

"Momonia et Lagenia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm

Decorative little map of the southern Irish provinces of Mounster and Leinster filled many place names. The map is adorned with decorative cartouches for the scale of miles and title as well as a grinning sea monster to the west of Galway Bay. Latin text on the verso.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $210

Closed on 5/9/2007

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