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Auction 198, Lot 649

"Aegyptus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1607 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.9 inches
18.8 x 15 cm
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This attractive miniature map covers the Nile valley. It locates the pyramids and shows scores of place names. Nicely decorated with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. Blank verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8650:351.

Condition: A

A nice impression with a minor crease at left and faint foxing that is mostly confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/19/2024