Catalog Archive
Auction 164, Lot 547

"Saxonia Inferior et Meklenborg Duc.", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northern Germany

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae…

Color: Hand Color

17.7 x 13.5 inches
45 x 34.3 cm

Lower Saxony and Mecklenburg are the central theme of this appealing map. It covers from Lubeck and the Baltic Sea in the north to Celle, Rathenow and Spandau in the south. Adorned with a strapwork title cartouche. This is the first state of three, with French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #2200:1A.1.

Condition: B+

Full original color with light toning and offsetting.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 9/13/2017