Auction 169, Lot 521

"Portugallia olim Lusitania", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Portugal

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.9 x 5.3 inches
20.1 x 13.5 cm

Charming little map of Portugal with north oriented to the right of the map. Neptune is shown riding a sea monster in the stipple engraved ocean and the map is further ornamented with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #6300:351.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $160 - $190

Unsold

Closed on 9/12/2018

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