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Auction 138, Lot 510

"Irlandia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 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. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.

References: Law, p. 28.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/7/2011