Auction 140, Lot 445

"Warwicum Northampton, Huntingdon Cantabr etc.", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Southeastern England

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm

Appealing small map of southeastern England including London, Salisbury, Oxford, Cambridge, Leicester and Norwich and the Isle of Wight. The map is filled with minutely engraved detail and is graced with two strapwork cartouches and a moiré patterned sea. 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: $55

Closed on 5/23/2012

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