Auction 96, Lot 287

"[Lot of 2] Ultonia Conatia et Media [with] Hiberniae v. Tabula", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1621 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 5.4 inches
18.5 x 13.7 cm

Pair of matching maps making up the whole of Ireland. They are beautifully engraved both in the sea and the interior with topographical and political detail. Each has a strapwork title and distance scale cartouche and lovely, uncommon, original color. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Some toning and soil in margins and one small puncture in one margin.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $400

Closed on 9/12/2001