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Auction 165, Lot 470

"Trier & Lutzenburg", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Luxembourg

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

18.8 x 14.5 inches
47.8 x 36.8 cm

This is a very early map of Luxembourg filled with detail of the rivers, forests, cities and villages. It extends into western Germany to take in the region surrounding Trier. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #3380:1A.1.

Condition: B+

Full original color with light toning and an archivally repaired tear confined to the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $120

Closed on 11/15/2017