Auction 140, Lot 484

"Hiberniae v. Tabula", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Southern Ireland

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 5.3 inches
18.5 x 13.5 cm

A charming small map of southern Ireland, beautifully engraved both in the sea and the interior with detail of towns, rivers and mountains. The map is adorned with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.

References: Law, p. 28.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 5/23/2012