Auction 145, Lot 495

"Brabantia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.7 x 5.9 inches
19.6 x 15 cm

A handsome small map of central and northern Belgium, extending into southern Netherlands. Key cities are denoted with miniature castles, including Brussels, Antwerp, Breda, and Namur. 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: $120 - $150


Closed on 6/12/2013