Auction 126, Lot 477

"[Scotiae II Tabula on verso]", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1630 (circa)

Publication: Gerard Mercatoris Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 13.8 inches
45.7 x 35.1 cm

Very lovely, decorative map of southern Scotland. The map is richly engraved with a moiré pattern in the seas and strong topographical features in the interior and is decorated with a solitary ship. This is the bottom sheet of a two-part map; it stands on its own and has complete borders. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Professionally reinforced centerfold.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/3/2008

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