Auction 137, Lot 522

"Irlandia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1610 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.5 inches
19.1 x 14 cm

Charming small map of Ireland boldly engraved to show lakes, rivers, hills, forests and cities. The map is oriented with west at top and adorned with two cartouches and calligraphy. French text on verso.

References: Law, p. 28.

Condition: B+

Lightly toned with an uneven impression and a few printer's creases at right, and light pencil marks in lower blank margin.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/14/2011