Auction 102, Lot 334

"Anglia Scotia et Hibernia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Britain

Period: 1607 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7 x 5.5 inches
17.8 x 14 cm

Super miniature map of the British Isles showing the major cities. The sea is fully engraved and augmented with calligraphy in Mercator's elegant style. Strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. Latin text on verso.

References: Shirley (BI) #283.

Condition: A

Some light foxing in margins and slight show through of verso text.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $190

Closed on 3/5/2003

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