Auction 170, Lot 473

"Irlandia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.4 x 5.4 inches
18.8 x 13.7 cm

Charming small map of Ireland boldly engraved to show lakes, rivers, hills, forests, and cities. The map is oriented with west at top and adorned with two cartouches and calligraphy. Latin text on verso.

References: Law, p. 28; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5900:351.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $120

Closed on 11/14/2018

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