Auction 169, Lot 447

"Scotiae Tabula. III", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northern Scotland

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.2 x 5.6 inches
18.3 x 14.2 cm

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

References: Moir, p. 167; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5801:351.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/12/2018

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