Lot 149 of 312:
A Leaf from the Mercator-Hondius World Atlas 1619  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$330
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
A Leaf from the Mercator-Hondius World Atlas Edition of 1619 with an essay by Norman J.W. Thrower

Author:
Mercator, Gerard & Jodocus Hondius

Place:
[Fullerton, CA]

Publisher:
Stone & Lorson

Date:
1985

Description:

With an Essay by Norman J.W. Thrower. [8], 23 pp., colophon. Decorative title-page printed in red & black. 19x12¾, quarter vellum & boards with gilt cover design, slipcase. One of 89 copies so bound, from a run of 115, printed by Patrick Reagh on Arches paper.

The original double-page conjugate leaf bound in has on it two single-page hand-colored maps, of Corsica and Sardinia (p.315-16).


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear to slipcase; one original leaf with repaired closed tear to bottom margin, not affecting map; else fine or nearly so.


 
Item number:
304480
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