Auction 140, Lot 655

"Morea", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Southern Greece

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

6.8 x 5.3 inches
17.3 x 13.5 cm

This handsome small map of the southern part of Greece is engraved to illustrate rivers, mountains, forests, cities and villages. It is decorated with a strapwork title cartouche incorporating the distance scale. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.

References: Zacharakis #1461.

Condition: B+

Lightly toned with two tiny spots in the image. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 5/23/2012