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Lot 0045
  • Title/Content of Map: Peru ou Perou
  • Cartographer: Mercator / Hondius / Cloppenburgh
  • Place & Date: Amsterdam / 1630 (1670?)
  • Size: 10" x 7 1/4"
  • Condition: b&w, overall age toning, some spotting in margins

    The Peru map from the enlarged Cloppenburgh edition of the Mercator/Hondius Atlas Minor features a dramatic compass rose and an elegant title cartouche.

    Gerard Mercator (1512-1594) was a cartographer renowned for creating a world map based on a new projection which represented sailing courses of constant bearing as straight lines - an innovation that simplified navigation.

    Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.

  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $17.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • Canada or Mexico: Flat-rate of $35.00 to anywhere in Canada or Mexico
  • International: Flat-rate of $45.00 to anywhere in the world
  • Location: This item ships from New York

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  • Condition

    b&w, overall age toning, some spotting in margins?

    Buyer's Premium

    • 15%

    Mercator/Hondius/Cloppenburgh: Antique Map of Peru 1630

    Estimate $50 - $60Jan 10, 2018
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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