Auction 148, Lot 505

"Leodiensis Dioec.", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Eastern Belgium

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.6 x 5.1 inches
19.3 x 13 cm

Splendid small map of the Meuse River valley, centered roughly on Liege with east oriented at the top of map. Adorned with a strapwork title cartouche that incorporates the distance scale. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Watermarked paper with light foxing in blank margins. Cardinal directions and page number written in manuscript ink in blank margins.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 2/19/2014