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Auction 182, Lot 577

"Attica Megarica Corinthiaca Boeotia Phocis Locri...", Hondius, Henricus

Subject: Central Greece

Period: 1638 (published)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 14.4 inches
49.5 x 36.6 cm
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Fine copperplate engraving of Attica and the surrounding regions with the cities of Athens, Thebes, Opus, and Corinth accentuated. The map is graphically engraved to illustrate the mountains and forests and embellished with a strapwork title cartouche. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7810:1.1; Zacharakis #1042.

Condition: B+

A dark impression with full contemporary color on a sheet with a measuring dividers watermark. There is light toning and archival repairs to several short cracks caused by the oxidation of the green pigment. There is a short tear in the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $120

Closed on 4/28/2021