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Auction 88, Lot 208

"Irlandia Regnum", Mercator

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1595 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

16.2 x 12.7 inches
41.1 x 32.3 cm
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Lovely map with north oriented to the right and a ribbon style title banner. Fully engraved with topographical features and a stipple engraved sea. Fine original color to show the counties, with slight oxidation of green. Margins trimmed but still more than 1 3/4". Verso strengthened with Japanese tissue.


Condition: A

Estimate: $700 - $750

Sold for: $750

Closed on 10/2/1999