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Auction 188, Lot 367

"Northumbr. Cumberladia Dunelm. Episcop.", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northern England

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.3 inches
18.8 x 13.5 cm
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Charming and beautifully engraved map of the region of northern England and southern Scotland. The map is filled with details and embellished with a strapwork title cartouche, a sailing ship and a sea monster. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5110:351.

Condition: A

Marginal soiling and a tiny tear in right blank margin. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/22/2022