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