October 27, 2016, 1:00 PM BST
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Lot 371: Mercator (Rumold) - Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio,(32 views)
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Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000
Description: quam ex Magna Universali Gerardi Mercatoris Domino Richardo Gartho .. A.o MDLxxxvii , double-hemisphere world map within an elaborate strapwork border, title panel above, armillary sphere and compass rose inset centrally above and below, respectively, engraved map with original hand-colouring, 285 x 515mm, French text verso, a short split parallel to central vertical fold, a few repaired cracks on pigment lines, the title field including the two more extended cracks in the plate, [Shirley 157], [Amsterdam, Jodocus Hondius], .
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