Auction 169, Lot 728

"Marocchi Regnum", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northwestern Africa, Morocco

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 6 inches
18.8 x 15.2 cm

A very attractive small map of Morocco decorated with mountains, cities and forests filling the land. The capital city of Marruecos (Marrakech) is prominently shown. The map is adorned with two birds perched atop a large strapwork cartouche. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8617:351.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/12/2018