Auction 110, Lot 342

"Anglesey, Ins. [on sheet with] Wight ol. Vectis [and] Ins. Garnesay [and] Ins. Iarsay", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Channel Islands

Period: 1620 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

6.7 x 4.8 inches
17 x 12.2 cm

This is a reduced version of Mercator's folio map with four maps on one sheet depicting the English islands of Jersey, Guernsey, Wright and Alderney. Each map is embellished with its own decorative title cartouche. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Lightly toned with some stains in margins and bleed through of color on verso.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/2/2005