Auction 139, Lot 426

"[Lot of 2] Udrone [and] Ultonia Oriental", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1609 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7 x 5.5 inches
17.8 x 14 cm

A. Udrone. Laghlyn is near the center of this small map. It is an excellent early portrayal of the Carlow region in Leinster province, showing cities, towns, rivers and mountains. The title and distance scales are included in the strapwork cartouche. German text on verso.

B. Ultonia Oriental. Charming map of Northern Ireland including Belfast and extending south to Drogheda. Decorated with a large strapwork title cartouche, a sailing ship and a sea monster. German text on verso.

References: Law, p. 28.

Condition: B+

Lightly toned with marginal soiling.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 2/15/2012