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Auction 168, Lot 449

"Provincia Connachtiae", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Northwestern Ireland

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

8.1 x 6.2 inches
20.6 x 15.7 cm

This finely engraved map of the northwestern part of Ireland is oriented with north to the right and adorned with a decorative title cartouche. The topography is shown pictorially with great detail of the rivers, lakes and mountains. Engraved by Pieter van den Keere. German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5930:352.1.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with light toning and some scattered foxing that is mostly confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $120 - $150


Closed on 6/6/2018