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Auction 190, Lot 391

"Geldria et Transysulana", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Central Netherlands

Period: 1609 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae...

Color: Hand Color

18.3 x 13.9 inches
46.5 x 35.3 cm
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A handsome small map of the historic province of Geldria, southeast of the Zuiderzee. The map extends from Utrecht in the west to Coesfeld, Germany in the east, and depicts numerous towns, rivers, and forested areas. Embellished with a strapwork title cartouche. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #3700:1A.

Condition: A

A dark impression on a bright sheet with a coat of arms watermark and a short tear in the bottom margin that has been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 11/16/2022