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Auction 138, Lot 546

"Inferior Germania", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Low Countries

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm

This handsome small map of Belgium and the Netherlands extends to include eastern England and the adjacent regions of Germany and France. The map is filled with details of the towns and rivers in the region, and is adorned with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

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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