Auction 170, Lot 670

"Aegyptus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.8 inches
18.8 x 14.7 cm

Attractive miniature map of the Nile valley. Hundreds of place names and the pyramids are located. Nicely decorated with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8650:351.

Condition: A

Watermarked paper with light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/14/2018