Auction 165, Lot 426

"Anglesey [on sheet with] Wight ol: Vectis [and] Garnesay [and] Iarsay", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Channel Islands

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.8 x 5.4 inches
19.8 x 13.7 cm

This is a reduced version of Mercator's folio map with four maps on one sheet depicting the English islands of Jersey, Guernsey, Wright and Alderney. Each map is embellished with its own decorative title cartouche, and a small compass rose is at the center of the sheet. German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5700:352.1.

Condition: B+

Light toning, some show-through of text on verso, and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 11/15/2017