Auction 139, Lot 436

"Iutia Septentrionalis", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northern Denmark

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm

Handsome map covering the region surrounding Alborg and the Limforden. A strapwork title cartouche also incorporates the scale of miles. The map is adorned with a moiré-patterned sea, a sailing ship and a sea monster. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Light soiling and a faint damp stain in blank margins. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/15/2012

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