Auction 121, Lot 455

"[Southern Scotland]", Hondius, Henricus

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1640 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 13.5 inches
45.7 x 34.3 cm

The southern sheet of Hondius' two-sheet map of Scotland extends from the southern ends of the Isle of Sky and the Hebrides down to the border of England. The map names Glasgow (Glasquo), and is filled with rivers, rugged mountains and many placenames.


Condition: B

A dark impression and attractive color. The map has been professionally backed with tissue and the bottom margin has been extended. The centerfold has been repaired at the top of the map with a small amount of loss.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/26/2007