Auction 140, Lot 531

"Picardia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northern France

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 5.5 inches
18.5 x 14 cm

Lovely map of this historic region including the cities of Abbeville, Amiens, Cambrai, Laon, and Compiegne. Fully engraved with cities and forests and adorned with strapwork title and scale of miles cartouches. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.


Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with a few spots of foxing in image at top and marginal soiling. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.

Estimate: $80 - $100


Closed on 5/23/2012