29 November 2000
MERCATOR, Gerard (1512-1594) and Jodocus HONDIUS (1563-1612).Atlas Minor Gerardi Mercatoris a I.Hondio plurimus aeneis Tabulis auctus et illustratus. Amsterdam: Jan Jansson, 1628.
Oblong 8f°(175 x 210mm). Hand-coloured engraved allegorical plate and 146 maps. (Lacking title and 2pp. table map of Italy printed upside down, the map of Burgundy torn with loss, some light browning and staining, several maps and text leaves with odd restorations). Contemporary vellum, yapp edges (vellum browned, lower joint cracked). Provenance: Ferdinand Nicoteaul (signed on front endpaper). Koeman II Me 187.
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