Auction 139, Lot 415

"Cambria sive Wallia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Wales

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 6.3 inches
20.3 x 16 cm

Charming map of Wales filled with details of the topography, cities and villages. The map covers the Irish Sea along with the east coast of Ireland, and is adorned with strapwork title cartouche that incorporates a distance scale. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Marginal soiling. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $70

Closed on 2/15/2012

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