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Auction 164, Lot 478

"Westmorlandia, Lancastria, Cestria, Caernarvan, Denbigh, Flint, Merionidh, Montgomery, Salopia cum Insulis Mania et Anglesey", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northwest England & Northern Wales

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae…

Color: Hand Color

16.3 x 14.2 inches
41.4 x 36.1 cm

This fine map covers northwestern England and northern Wales with the Isle of Man. It is beautifully engraved with a moiré patterned sea, elegant calligraphy, a fierce sea monster, and a large strapwork title cartouche. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #5111:1.1.

Condition: B+

Full original color on watermarked paper with light toning and offsetting.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/13/2017