Auction 169, Lot 440

"Anglia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 5.4 inches
18.5 x 13.7 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. The map is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche and a scale of miles drawn diagonally across northern Ireland. Latin text on verso.

References: Shirley (BI to 1650) #312; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5100:351.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/12/2018