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Auction 168, Lot 591

"Alexandri Magni Expeditio", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.8 inches
18.8 x 14.7 cm

Charming small map showing the region conquered by Alexander the Great stretching from Greece through northern India. Asia Minor is shown in detail in the inset. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche and two medallions. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8030H:351.

Condition: A

An excellent impression on watermarked paper with a hint of toning and a few minor extraneous creases.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/6/2018