Auction 169, Lot 421

"Anglia Scotia et Hibernia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Britain

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.1 x 5.3 inches
18 x 13.5 cm

Handsome miniature map of the British Isles showing the major cities. The sea is fully engraved and augmented with calligraphy in Mercator's elegant style. Strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. Latin text on verso.

References: Shirley (BI to 1650) #311; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5000:351.

Condition: A

A dark impression with light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/12/2018

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