Auction 142, Lot 459

"Trier et Lutzeborg", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Luxembourg, Western Germany

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.2 x 5.4 inches
18.3 x 13.7 cm

This handsome small map is roughly centered on the city of Luxembourg, with Trier just to the northeast. Numerous small towns are depicted, along with the key rivers in the region, including the Moselle River. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Watermarked paper with a couple of minor spots and marginal soiling. Cardinal directions and page number written in manuscript ink in blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 11/28/2012

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