Auction 169, Lot 453

"Hiberniae v. Tabula", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Southern Ireland

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 5.4 inches
18.5 x 13.7 cm

A charming small map of southern Ireland, beautifully engraved both in the sea and the interior with detail of towns, rivers and mountains. The map is adorned with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. Latin text on verso.

References: Law, p. 28; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5902:351.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 9/12/2018