Auction 142, Lot 491

"Andaluzia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Southern Spain

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.4 x 5.3 inches
18.8 x 13.5 cm

Handsome miniature map of the region surrounding Seville including Gibraltar and Spain's popular Costa del Sol. Covers the coastline from Almeria to Huelya. A decorative strapwork title cartouche also incorporates the distance scale. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Watermarked paper with marginal soiling. Cardinal directions and page number written in manuscript ink in blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/28/2012

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