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Auction 185, Lot 526

"Holsatia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northern Germany

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 fine, small map of Holstein including the city of Hamburg (here Hamborch). The map is fully engraved with forests, rivers, lakes and hundreds of villages. The title is enclosed in a decorative strapwork cartouche, and a curious winged creature swims in the East Sea. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1660:351.

Condition: B+

A sharp impression with some toning and a short tear at top that has been archivally repaired on verso.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 11/17/2021