Jun 07, 2018 - Sale 2481

Sale 2481 - Lot 271

Price Realized: $ 4,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
MERCATOR, GERARD; and HONDIUS, JODOCUS. Historia Mundi or Mercator's Atlas. Containing his Cosmographicall Descriptions of the Fabricke and Figure of the World. Letterpress leaf "The Meaning of the Frontispiece" signed M.S. facing engraved additional title (stating second edition, 1637), 181 engraved maps including duplicate New Spain; without the Ralph Hall map of Virginia or Smith's New England. Small folio, 11 1/2x7 1/2 inches, full period sheep, later gilt morocco lettering piece and spine rules, light rubbing, sympathetic repair to upper case; generally clean with occasional pencil marginalia. ESTC 17825. London: T. Cotes, for Michael Sparke and Samuel Cartwright, 1635 (1637)