Auction 95, Lot 2

"Atlas Minor Gerardi Mercatoris", Hondius/Jansson

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1621 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 5.8 inches
20.3 x 14.7 cm

A nice decorative sheet filled with allegorical figures of the continents, geographers, and Atlas holding a globe aloft.

References:

Condition: B

A couple of small holes filled, tear repaired and backed with Japanese tissue. Attractive later color.

Estimate: $140 - $160

Sold for: $170

Closed on 6/13/2001

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