Auction 140, Lot 621

"Stiria", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Southern Austria

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm

This lovely map of the Austrian state of Styria is centered on Graez (Graz) and is filled with many place names and excellent graphic representations of the topography. Adorned with a strapwork title cartouche that incorporates the distance scale. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.


Condition: B

One spot in upper left corner and trimmed to the neatline at top. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.

Estimate: $80 - $100


Closed on 5/23/2012