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Auction 185, Lot 466

"Hiberniae v. Tabula", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Southern Ireland

Period: 1621 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.4 inches
18.8 x 13.7 cm
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A charming small map of southern Ireland, beautifully engraved both in the sea and the interior with detail of towns, rivers and mountains. The map is adorned with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. Latin text on verso.

References: Law, p. 28; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5902:351.

Condition: B+

A dark impression with light toning and marginal foxing.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 11/17/2021