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Auction 172, Lot 455

"Hispania", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1613 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.8 inches
18.8 x 14.7 cm
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Charming miniature map of the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands with considerable detail throughout. A sailing ship is shown entering the Straits of Gibraltar and a large strapwork title cartouche further decorates the map. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #6000:351.

Condition: A

Light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $85

Closed on 4/17/2019