Auction 141, Lot 435

"Iutia Septentrionalis", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northern Denmark

Period: 1615 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

15.5 x 11.2 inches
39.4 x 28.4 cm

Handsome map covering the region surrounding Alborg and the Limforden. The map is adorned with a moiré-patterned sea and a strapwork title cartouche.


Condition: B+

Lovely old color with gilt highlights on watermarked paper. There is light toning along centerfold, a few minor spots, and a couple of tiny abrasions. The margins are trimmed but there is ample room for framing.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/5/2012