Auction 124, Lot 418

"Westmorlandia, Lancastria, Cestria, Caernarvan, Denbigh, Flint, Merionidh, Montgomery, Salopia cum Insulis Mania et Anglesey", Mercator, Gerard

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1613 (circa)

Publication: Gerard Mercatoris Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.5 x 14 inches
41.9 x 35.6 cm

This fine map covers northwestern England and northern Wales with the Isle of Man. It is beautifully engraved with a moiré patterned sea, elegant calligraphy, a fierce sea monster and a large strapwork title cartouche. It is from a Latin edition published between 1613 and 1630. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Professionally reinforced centerfold.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $475

Closed on 5/7/2008

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