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Auction 165, Lot 425

"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.

Condition: A

Crisp impression with superb color, some stains on the top edge of the sheet, and light toning along sheet edges.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $140

Closed on 11/15/2017