Auction 125, Lot 457

"Warwicum, Northhamtonia, Huntingdonia, Cantabrigia, Suffolcia, Oxonium, Buckinghamia, Bedfordia, Hartfordia, Essexia, Berceria, Middelsixta, Southhamtonia, Surria, Catium, et Southsexia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: England

Period: 1613 (circa)

Publication: Gerard Mercatoris Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.2 x 14.3 inches
46.2 x 36.3 cm

Mercator's great map of the southeast region of England including the British Channel and London. The sea is engraved in a moiré pattern and the title is included in a fine strapwork cartouche. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A+

Two minor tears in bottom blank margin have been expertly repaired.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Unsold

Closed on 9/24/2008

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