Auction 150, Lot 552

"Corscica [on sheet with] Sardinia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Corsica, Sardinia

Period: 1623 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.4 x 13.6 inches
46.7 x 34.5 cm

Two boldly engraved maps of Corsica and Sardinia on a single folio sheet, each enclosed in its own border. Each is filled with depictions of the topography and cities and is adorned with strapwork cartouches. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7520+7530:1A.1.

Condition: B+

Attractive color with wide original margins and one spot of foxing at bottom right of Sardinia map.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/17/2014

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