Auction 179, Lot 495

"Irlandia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1630 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.4 x 5.6 inches
18.8 x 14.2 cm

Charming small map of Ireland boldly engraved to show lakes, rivers, hills, forests, and cities. The map is oriented with west at top and adorned with two cartouches and calligraphy. French text on verso.

References: Law, p. 28; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5900:352.1.

Condition: A

A dark impression on a bright sheet with a printer's crease at top right, light show-through of text on verso, and several damp stains in the top blank margin.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/16/2020

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