Auction 169, Lot 508

"Arragonia et Catalonia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northeastern Spain

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.2 x 5.3 inches
18.3 x 13.5 cm

This charming small map of Catalonia and Aragon depicts the mountains, rivers, and cities of the region, including Barcelona, Taragona, Lerida, and Cavago (Zaragoza). The map is adorned with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #6200:351.

Condition: A

A nice impression with light show-through of text on verso and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/12/2018