Auction 145, Lot 487

"Frisia Occidenta", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northern Netherlands

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 5.5 inches
18.5 x 14 cm

Charming map of the northern part of The Netherlands, the Provinces of Friesland, Groningen and part of Drenthe. Several offshore islands are also shown. Adorned with strapwork title and scales cartouches. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

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

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $130

Closed on 6/12/2013