Auction 140, Lot 478

"Scotiae Tabula II", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Southern Scotland

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm

This charming small map of southern Scotland is based on Mercator's folio sized map from 1595. The map depicts lakes, rivers, topography and cities, and is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche and a moiré patterned sea. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.

References: Moir, p. 167.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $130 - $160

Unsold

Closed on 5/23/2012

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