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Auction 98, Lot 307

"Lacus Lemanus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Switzerland

Period: 1620 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.5 inches
19.1 x 14 cm
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Handsome map of Lake Geneva with good detail of surrounding towns and villages. Decorated with a large compass rose with two sailing boats and a sea monster in the lake. Strapwork title cartouche. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/6/2002