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Auction 168, Lot 567

"Sicilia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Sicily, Italy

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.8 inches
18.8 x 14.7 cm

Delightful small map of Sicily filled with topographical detail and place names. A smoking Mt. Etna is depicted at right. The map is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche flanked by a pair of birds. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7510:351.

Condition: A

An excellent impression on watermarked paper with minor toning.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 6/6/2018