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Auction 189, Lot 688

"Germaniae Tabule Geographicae", Mercator, Gerard

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1606 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

6.5 x 8.9 inches
16.5 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+

A nice impression with contemporary color on a sheet with light offsetting from an opposing page and a couple archival repairs in the margins.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $65

Closed on 9/14/2022