Auction 117, Lot 442

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

Subject: Channel Islands

Period: 1640 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17 x 12.5 inches
43.2 x 31.8 cm

Very handsome folio sheet with four maps depicting the English islands Jersey, Guernsey (with Castle Cornet noted), Wight and Alderney. Each map with its own decorative title cartouche and distance scale. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Attractive, original color with nice, wide margins. Couple of old paper repairs on verso, not visible on map. Light crease in one corner.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/6/2006