Auction 162, Lot 538

"Austria Archiduc.", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Austria

Period: 1635 (circa)

Publication: Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas...

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.1 inches
19.1 x 13 cm

Attractive small map of the Danube River valley with Vienna prominently featured. The map is filled with tiny villages, cities, mountains, forests and lakes and ornamented with two cartouches. From the English edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor, which was published under the title Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas by Michael Spark and Samuel Cartwright. English text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #2710:351.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $80 - $95

Sold for: $60

Closed on 4/26/2017