"Anglesey [on sheet with] Wight Vectis Olim [and] Garnesay [and] Iarsay", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Channel Islands
Period: 1619 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
17 x 12.6 inches
43.2 x 32 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. French text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #5700:1A.
Full original color with moderate toning, light foxing, and a professionally repaired tear in the bottom blank margin that just passes the neatline.