Auction 171, Lot 627

"Alexandri Magni Expeditio", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Middle East

Period: 1613 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.9 inches
18.8 x 15 cm

Charming small map showing the region conquered by Alexander the Great stretching from Greece through northern India. Asia Minor is shown in detail in the inset. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche and two medallions. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8030H:351.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/6/2019