Auction 129, Lot 509

"Fionia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1606 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

15.7 x 14 inches
39.9 x 35.6 cm

Fine early map of Fyn and the surrounding islands with great detail of the cities and even tiny villages. The sea is stipple engraved and the map is embellished with a strapwork title cartouche and Mercator's characteristic calligraphy. French text on verso.


Condition: B+

Sharp impression with minor toning and some creasing on the centerfold.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/23/2009