Auction 140, Lot 602

"Hassia Landgraviatus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Central Germany

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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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

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