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Auction 184, Lot 753

"Germaniae Tabule Geographicae", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1607 (dated)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

6.4 x 8.9 inches
16.3 x 22.6 cm
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This title page was for the volume on the German Empire from Mercator's Atlas. It portrays the Dutch Renaissance style with the title surrounded with strapwork designs, garlands, and two women.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #1:03.2.

Condition: B+

Full contemporary color on a toned sheet.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/15/2021