Auction 133, Lot 384

"Eboracum, Lincolnia, Derbia, Staffordia, Notinghamia, Lecestria, Rutlandia, et Norfolcia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: England

Period: 1613 (circa)

Publication: Gerard Mercatoris Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.5 x 14 inches
41.9 x 35.6 cm

This handsome map covers the northeastern part of England. It is filled with information on the topography, forests, cities, and towns. The map is beautifully engraved in Mercator's characteristic style with a stipple engraved sea, flourishing calligraphy and is embellished with a large title cartouche. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A+

Faint toning in margin, overall fine.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/1/2010

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