Auction 157, Lot 3

"Germaniae Tabule Geographicae", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

6.5 x 9 inches
16.5 x 22.9 cm

Lovely frontispiece in the Dutch Renaissance style with the title surrounded with strapwork designs, garlands, and two women.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #1:03.2.

Condition: B

Full original color with moderate toning, foxing, and a professionally repaired tear in the right blank margin.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/4/2016