Auction 126, Lot 491

"Anglesey [on sheet with] Wight ol: Vectis [and] Garnesay [and] Iarsay", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Channel Islands

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.7 x 5.3 inches
19.6 x 13.5 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, and a small compass rose is at the center of the sheet. French text on verso.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/3/2008

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