Auction 92, Lot 254

"Scotia Regnum", Mercator

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1595 (circa)

Publication: Atlas

Color: Black & White

Size:
15.8 x 13.6 inches
40.1 x 34.5 cm

Superb impression of this striking map of Scotland. The land is heavily engraved with mountains, forests, rivers and placenames, while the seas are stippled. The large strapwork title cartouche and calligraphy make this a very attractive map and a fine example of the art of engraving.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/13/2000

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