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Auction 135, Lot 466

"[Lot of 2] Iutia Septentrionalis [and] Fionia", Mercator, Gerard

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1606 (circa)

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Color: Black & White

Size:
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Two handsome regional maps finely engraved in Mercator's distinctive style with fully engraved seas and flourishing calligraphy. The first map (15.7 x 11.4") covers the region surrounding Alborg and the Limforden. French text on verso. The second map (15.8 x 14.2") covers Fyn and the surrounding islands. Latin text on verso.

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Condition:

First is very good with very wide original margins (A). Second is lightly toned on centerfold. The top and bottom margins have been trimmed for a previous binding and the bottom margin has some chips nearly to the neatline (B).

Estimate: $220 - $300

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/16/2011

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