Auction 159, Lot 427

"Irlandia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.5 inches
18.8 x 14 cm

Charming small map of Ireland boldly engraved to show lakes, rivers, hills, forests, and cities. The map is oriented with west at top and adorned with two cartouches and calligraphy. German text on verso. This example includes the preceding page of text describing Ireland.

References: Law, p. 28; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5900:351.

Condition: B+

On a watermarked sheet with light toning and soiling

Estimate: $200 - $230


Closed on 9/14/2016