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Auction 97, Lot 317

"Northumbria, Cumberlandia, et Dunelmensis Episcopatus", Mercator

Subject: England & Scotland

Period: 1610 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.2 x 13.7 inches
46.2 x 34.8 cm

A lovely early map of border region between England and Scotland. The seas are engraved in Mercator's characteristic wave pattern and the interior is filled with detail. The large strapwork title cartouche is very decorative.


Condition: A

Professional paper restoration to weakened margins and lightly backed with Japanese tissue.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/5/2001