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Auction 183, Lot 359


"Iutia Septentrionalis", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northern Denmark

Period: 1638 (published)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Black & White

15.6 x 11.4 inches
39.6 x 29 cm
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Handsome map covering the region surrounding Alborg and the Limforden. The map is adorned with a moiré-patterned sea and a strapwork title cartouche. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #1551:1A.

Condition: B+

A dark impression with light toning along the centerfold, a few spots of foxing, and some light extraneous creasing. There is a centerfold separation in the bottom blank margin, well away from the image.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $85

Closed on 6/9/2021