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Auction 138, Lot 484

"Eboracum Lincolnia Derbia, Stafford, etc.", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Eastern England

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm

Charming map of the eastern part of England that includes the cities of York, Lincoln, Nottingham, Derby and Norwich. It is decorated with a fantastic title cartouche incorporating the distance scale and garlanded with ribbons and greenery. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Watermarked paper with marginal soiling. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/7/2011

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