Auction 142, Lot 587

"Corsica [on sheet with] Sardinia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Corsica, Sardinia

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.1 x 5.6 inches
18 x 14.2 cm

Two small maps of Corsica and Sardinia on a single sheet. Each is filled with depictions of the topography and cities and is adorned with a decorative title cartouche. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

A couple of minor spots. Cardinal directions and page number written in manuscript ink in blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/28/2012

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