Auction 126, Lot 550

"Wirtenberg Ducatus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Germany

Period: 1636 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.5 x 14.3 inches
44.5 x 36.3 cm

Handsome map of the Baden-Wurttemberg region filled with information of cities, villages, fortresses, bridges, forests and mountains. Decorated with a coat of arms and a title cartouche featuring cherubs harvesting a vineyard. English text on verso.


Condition: B+

There is some printer's ink residue in the map and some minor bleed through of color on verso. There is an old paper repair on a 2" tear along the centerfold at bottom.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 12/3/2008