Auction 137, Lot 806

"Aegyptus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1610 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.8 inches
19.1 x 14.7 cm

Attractive miniature map of the Nile valley. Hundreds of place names and the pyramids are located. Nicely decorated with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches.


Condition: B+

A few marks with old ink in map image and writing in right blank margin. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/14/2011