Auction 169, Lot 445

"Scotia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.4 x 5.7 inches
18.8 x 14.5 cm

This charming small map of Scotland is based on Mercator's folio sized map from 1595. The map depicts lakes, rivers, topography and cities, and is adorned with two strapwork cartouches, a tiny ship, and a sea monster. Latin text on verso.

References: Moir, p. 167; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5800:351.

Condition: A

A dark impression with light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/12/2018

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