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Auction 168, Lot 443

"Cambria sive Wallia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Wales

Period: 1610 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.6 x 5.3 inches
19.3 x 13.5 cm

This charming map of Wales is filled with details of the topography, cities, and villages. The map covers the Irish Sea along with the east coast of Ireland, and is adorned with strapwork title cartouche that incorporates a distance scale. Latin text on verso, published between 1610 and 1621.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5500:351.

Condition: A

There is minor scattered foxing primarily in the blank margins.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/6/2018