Auction 168, Lot 446

"Scotia Meridionalis", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Southern Scotland

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.6 x 5.3 inches
19.3 x 13.5 cm

A handsome small map of most of Scotland, extending north to Moray Firth. Hadrian's Wall is shown on the boundary between England and Scotland, and the map is filled with the names of towns. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche. German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5802:352.1.

Condition: B+

A dark impression on watermarked paper with minor toning and scattered foxing that is mostly confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/6/2018

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