Auction 97, Lot 473

"Congi Regnu", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1621 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

6.7 x 5.6 inches
17 x 14.2 cm

Handsome miniature map of the Congo region. It is a reduced version of Jodocus Hondius' folio map and contains a surprising amount of detail, though most of the interior is left blank. Strapwork title and distance scale cartouches.

References: Norwich # 319a.

Condition: A

Estimate: $150 - $160


Closed on 12/5/2001