Auction 169, Lot 444

"Cambria sive Wallia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Wales

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 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.

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

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/12/2018