Auction 171, Lot 614

"Corscica [on sheet with] Sardinia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Corsica, Sardinia

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

18.4 x 13.6 inches
46.7 x 34.5 cm

Two boldly engraved maps of Corsica and Sardinia on a single folio sheet, each enclosed in its own border. Each is filled with depictions of the topography and cities and is adorned with strapwork cartouches. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7520+7530:1A.1.

Condition: B+

Light toning and scattered foxing with a chip at bottom left and an old paper repair along the bottom centerfold on recto.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 2/6/2019