Auction 142, Lot 683

"Marocchi Regnum", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northwestern Africa, Morocco

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.4 x 6 inches
18.8 x 15.2 cm

A very attractive small map of Morocco decorated with mountains, cities and forests filling the land. The capital city of Marruecos (Marrakech) is prominently shown. The map is adorned with two birds perched atop a large strapwork cartouche. This is from the first Latin edition, with a blank verso.

References:

Condition: A

A couple of minor spots, and trimmed close to neatline at top, as issued. Cardinal directions and page number written in manuscript ink in blank margins.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Unsold

Closed on 11/28/2012

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