Auction 169, Lot 427

"Anglesey, Ins. [on sheet with] Wight ol. Vectis [and] Ins. Garnesey [and] Ins. Iarsey", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Channel Islands

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

6.7 x 4.9 inches
17 x 12.4 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 scale of miles. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5700:351.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $70

Closed on 9/12/2018