Auction 91, Lot 206

"Island (Islandia)",

Subject: Iceland

Period: 1607-21 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Black & White

Size:
7.3 x 5.2 inches
18.5 x 13.2 cm

Fine impression of this small map of the island which is shown filled with mountains and volcanoes. The sea is stipple engraved and includes a spouting sea monster. Strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. Tiny worm holes in border have been professionally filled.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $325

Closed on 6/14/2000

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