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Auction 145, Lot 548

"Emden et Oldenbor", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northwestern Germany

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm
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This small map of the northern portion of Lower Saxony is decorated with strapwork title and scale cartouches. It illustrates the marshlands and rivers very graphically, with numerous small towns located. 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: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/12/2013