Auction 162, Lot 505

"Holsatia Ducatus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northern Germany

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

18.9 x 14 inches
48 x 35.6 cm

A fine map of Holstein including the city of Hamburg (here Hamborch). The map is fully engraved with forests, rivers, lakes and hundreds of villages. The map is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche and a moiré patterned sea. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #1660:1A.

Condition: B+

Full original color on watermarked paper with light color offsetting and minor toning.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 4/26/2017