Auction 142, Lot 519

"Polonia et Silesia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Poland

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7 x 5.6 inches
17.8 x 14.2 cm

This charming map depicts most of present-day Poland. The map is fully engraved to show cities, towns, villages, rivers and mountains. The strapwork title cartouche incorporates a distance scale. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Marginal soiling. Cardinal directions and page number written in manuscript ink in blank margins.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $120

Closed on 11/28/2012