Auction 140, Lot 602

"Hassia Landgraviatus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Central Germany

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 5.5 inches
18.5 x 14 cm

Handsome small map of the state of Hesse detailing the course of the Fulda and Lon Rivers, filled with information of cities, villages, forests and mountains. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche incorporating a distance scale. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Marginal soiling with manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 5/23/2012