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Auction 176, Lot 400

"Udrone Irlandiae in Caterlagh Baronia", Mercator/Cloppenburgh

Subject: Eastern Ireland

Period: 1673 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

9.9 x 7.3 inches
25.1 x 18.5 cm
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A fine map of Udrone - present-day County Carlow in Leinster province, with north oriented to the left. The map is richly engraved to show the mountains, rivers, forests, villages and the two major cities of Catherlagh (Carlow) and Laghlyn (Leighlin Bridge). The strapwork title cartouche incorporates a distance scale. Engraved by Pieter van den Keere. Blank verso, published between 1673-1734.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5915:353.

Condition: A

A dark impression with minor toning.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/12/2020