Auction 145, Lot 489

"Geldria et Transisulana", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Central Netherlands

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.3 x 5.2 inches
18.5 x 13.2 cm

A handsome small map of the historic province of Geldria, southeast of the Zuiderzee. The map extends from Utrecht in the west to Coesfeld, Germany in the east, and depicts numerous towns, rivers, and forested areas. Embellished with a strapwork title cartouche. 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: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/12/2013

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