Catalog Archive
Auction 99, Lot 438

"Tartaria", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northern Asia

Period: 1620 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.5 inches
18.8 x 14 cm

Handsome small map of the northern region of Asia fully engraved with mountains, forests, and towns. Includes part of China and the island form of Korea. The Anian Fretium separates Asia from Americae Pars. Strapwork title and scale of miles cartouches. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Estimate: $160 - $180

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/12/2002