Auction 113, Lot 391

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

Subject: Channel Islands

Period: 1628 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 12.5 inches
43.2 x 31.8 cm

Very handsome folio sheet with four maps on one sheet depicting the English islands Jersey, Guernsey, Wright and Alderney. Each map with its own decorative title cartouche and distance scale. Latin text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Dark impression and fine color in the correct period style.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/7/2005

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