Auction 171, Lot 424

"Romani Imperii Imago", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Europe & Middle East

Period: 1613 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.9 inches
18.8 x 15 cm

Superb map of the Roman Empire covering most of Europe, Northern Africa, and the Near and Middle East. The map is richly decorated with two strapwork cartouches and two containing portraits. The cartouche in the lower section of the map contains a brief account of Roman dominion. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1050H:351.

Condition: A

A nice impression with several small damp stains along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/6/2019