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Auction 168, Lot 430

"Northumbr. Cumberladia Dunelm. Episcop.", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northern England & Southern Scotland

Period: 1610 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Black & White

7.4 x 5.4 inches
18.8 x 13.7 cm

A lovely early map of border region between England and Scotland. The seas are engraved in Mercator's characteristic moire pattern and the interior is filled with detail. The large strapwork title cartouche encompasses the distance scale. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5110:351.

Condition: B+

A dark impression with a chip in the lower right corner of the sheet that does not impact the map image.

Estimate: $120 - $150


Closed on 6/6/2018