Auction 121, Lot 574

"Holsatia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Germany, Denmark

Period: 1607 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
7.3 x 5.4 inches
18.5 x 13.7 cm

A small map of Holsatia with the city of Hamburg (here Hamborch). Fully engraved with forests, rivers and lakes and hundreds of villages. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche incorporating the scale of miles and a rather unusual sea monster. Latin text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Crisp impression on a sheet with a little minor marginal chipping on the right.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/26/2007

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