Auction 140, Lot 622

"Saltzburg Carinthia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Western Austria

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 5.5 inches
18.5 x 14 cm

Attractive small map of the historic Salzburg and Corinthian regions. Fully engraved to illustrate the mountainous terrain filled with rivers, lakes, forests and villages. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche incorporating a distance scale. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.


Condition: B+

Lightly toned with marginal soiling and a damp stain in blank margin at top left. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 5/23/2012