Auction 150, Lot 7

"Belgii in Ferioris Geographicae Tabule", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1623 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

6.5 x 9 inches
16.5 x 22.9 cm

This lovely title page preceded the section on the Low Countries in Mercator's Atlas. The title page is in the Dutch Renaissance style, surrounded with strapwork designs, garlands, fruit, fish and putti.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #1:102.

Condition: A

A nice impression with attractive color, a minor damp stain in bottom blank margin, and light, scattered foxing primarily confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/17/2014