Auction 169, Lot 442

"Cornub. Devonia, Somerset Etc.", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Southwestern England & Wales

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.1 x 5.1 inches
18 x 13 cm

Finely engraved map of southwestern England and part of Wales. The map is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche incorporating a scale of miles and a sea battle between two ships. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5112:351.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/12/2018