Auction 168, Lot 440

"Anglia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.8 x 5.6 inches
19.8 x 14.2 cm

Nicely engraved small map of England and Wales derived from Mercator's map of 1595. Part of Ireland is shown across the Irish Sea, and the coast of Belgium is shown as well. German text on the verso.

References: Shirley (BI to 1650) #402; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5100:352.1.

Condition: A

A nice impression with one tiny rust spot in the image at bottom center and light, scattered foxing that is almost entirely confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/6/2018

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