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Auction 164, Lot 475

Complete Matching Set from English Edition

"[Lot of 8] Anglia [and] Northumbr. Cumberladia... [and] Westmorland, Castria... [and] Cornub. Devonia... [and] Eboracum Lincolnia Derbia... [and] Warwicum Northampton... [and] Anglesey, Ins... [and] Cambria sive Wallia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1635 (circa)

Publication: Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas...

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.4 inches
18.8 x 13.7 cm

This matching set of maps encompasses the entire section on England and Wales from the English edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor, which was published under the title Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas by Michael Spark and Samuel Cartwright. Included are a map of England and Wales and seven regional maps, each adorned with decorative title cartouche and distance scale, and several of which include galleons and sea monsters. English text on verso. Sizes vary slightly.

A. Anglia.
B. Northumbr. Cumberladia Dunelin Episcop.
C. Westmorland, Castria, Cestria Etc.
D. Cornub. Devonia, Somerset Etc..
E. Eboracum Lincolnia Derbia, Stafford, Etc.
F. Warwicum Northampton, Huntingdon Cantabr Etc..
G. Anglesey, Ins. [on sheet with] Wight ol. Vectis [and] Ins. Garnesey [and] Ins. Iarsey.
H. Cambria sive Wallia.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5100:351, 5110:351, 5111:351, 5112:351, 5113:351, 5114:351, 5700:351, & 5500:351.

Condition: A

Crisp impressions with light toning along the edges of the sheets and occasional small chips or tears along along the edges.

Estimate: $500 - $650

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/13/2017