Auction 142, Lot 465

"[Untitled - France]", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: France

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 6 inches
20.3 x 15.2 cm

Attractive small map of France showing major mountain ranges, rivers and cities. Adorned with the royal coat of arms and a strapwork distance scale cartouche. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.

References:

Condition: B+

Professionally remargined at bottom and partially at right with part of neatline at bottom in facsimile. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/28/2012

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