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Auction 182, Lot 476

"Scotiae Tabula. III", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northern Scotland

Period: 1621 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.1 x 5.6 inches
18 x 14.2 cm

This charming small map of northern Scotland is based on Mercator's folio sized map from 1595. The map depicts lakes, rivers, topography and cities, and is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche, a tiny ship, and a sea monster. Latin text on verso.

References: Moir, p. 167; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5801:351.

Condition: B+

There is some toning with a few spots of foxing.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $85

Closed on 4/28/2021