MERCATOR, GERARD. 1512-1594; and JODOCUS HONDIUS. 1563-1612. Americae Descrip. Amsterdam: [1608 and 1610].

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Lot 122
MERCATOR, GERARD. 1512-1594; and JODOCUS HONDIUS. 1563-1612.
Americae Descrip. Amsterdam: [1608 and 1610].

US$ 2,000 - 3,000
£ 1,500 - 2,300
MERCATOR, GERARD. 1512-1594; and JODOCUS HONDIUS. 1563-1612.
Americae Descrip. Amsterdam: [1608 and 1610].
Two similar hand-colored engraved maps, both 155 x 200 mm. Each map shows the North and South America, surrounded by seas decorated with ships and sea creatures. The pair matted and framed together.

This map is a reduced version of Hondius's 1606 larger map of America, both taken from the Atlas Minor. Burden Mapping of North America 153.
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MERCATOR, GERARD. 1512-1594; and JODOCUS HONDIUS. 1563-1612. Americae Descrip. Amsterdam: [1608 and 1610].
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