Auction 173, Lot 335

"Italia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Italy

Period: 1613 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 5.7 inches
18.5 x 14.5 cm

A handsome small map of Italy, including the islands of Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily. The map is adorned with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches, a sailing ship and a sea monster in the moiré patterned sea. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7000:351.

Condition: A

Watermarked paper with minor toning and a small chip at far right.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/5/2019