Auction 168, Lot 580

"Cyprus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Cyprus

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.3 x 5.5 inches
18.5 x 14 cm

Reduced version of Hondius' folio map of Cyprus with insets of the Mediterranean islands; Lemnos (Stalimini), Chios, Lesbos (Mitilene), Euboia (Negroponte), Kythera (Cerigo) and Rhodes. The map is adorned with a large strapwork title cartouche. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8130:351.

Condition: A

An excellent impression on watermarked paper with a hint of toning.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $220

Closed on 6/6/2018

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