Auction 123, Lot 469

"Warwicum Northampton, Huntingdon Cantabr etc", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: England

Period: 1620 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7 x 5.5 inches
17.8 x 14 cm

Appealing map of southeastern England including London, Salisbury, Oxford, Cambridge, Leicester and Norwich and the Isle of Wight. The map is filled with minutely engraved detail and is graced with an attractive title cartouche. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

A sound sheet with attractive color. There is a little minor toning at the top margin, and the over printed title encroaches into the map border. Top margin uneven as issued, but still sufficient (1/4") for framing

Estimate: $170 - $220

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/20/2008

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