"Anglesey [on sheet with] Wight Vectis Olim [and] Garnesay [and] Iarsay", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Channel Islands
Period: 1623 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas sive Cosmographicae…
Color: Hand Color
17.3 x 12.7 inches
43.9 x 32.3 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.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #5700:1A.
A fine impression with attractive color, wide margins, and a long tear adjacent to centerfold that has been expertly and almost invisibly repaired.