"Anglesey [on sheet with] Wight Vectis Olim [and] Garnesay [and] Iarsay", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Channel Islands
Period: 1613 (circa)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
16.9 x 12.5 inches
42.9 x 31.8 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, published between 1613-16.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #5700:1A.
Crisp impression with superb color, some stains on the top edge of the sheet, and light toning along sheet edges.