Auction 170, Lot 463

"Westmorland, Castria, Cestria Etc", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northern England & Wales

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.1 x 5.3 inches
18 x 13.5 cm

This is a reduced version of Mercator's map of northwestern England and northern Wales with the Isle of Man. It also covers the east coast of Ireland. It is adorned with strapwork title and scale cartouches, a ship and a fierce sea monster. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5111:351.

Condition: A

A nice impression with light toning along the edges of the sheet and minor marginal soiling. The alternate title enters the top border.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $70

Closed on 11/14/2018