Auction 140, Lot 622

"Saltzburg Carinthia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Western Austria

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

References:

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

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