Auction 93, Lot 187

"Mappa Aestivarum Insularum, alias Barmudas Dictarum…", Mercator/Cloppenburgh

Subject: Bermuda

Period: 1630-36 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 7.2 inches
25.4 x 18.3 cm

Lovely small map of Bermuda from this slightly larger format Atlas Minor. The various "tribes" noted along with numerous settlements. Strapwork title cartouche and compass rose.

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Condition: A

Very crisp and clean with attractive later color. Unobtrusive tear in upper right corner with Japanese tissue repair.

Estimate: $650 - $750

Sold for: $650

Closed on 12/6/2000

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