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Auction 179, Lot 465

"Anglia Scotia et Hibernia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Britain

Period: 1630 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.9 x 5.4 inches
20.1 x 13.7 cm
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Handsome little map of the British Isles with major cities and topography shown. Although published in Mercator's Atlas Minor, this map more closely follows the cartography of John Speed. The map is decorated with a pair of elegant strapwork cartouches for the title and scale of miles. French text on verso.

References: Shirley (BI to 1650) #401; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5000:352.1.

Condition: A

A dark impression on a bright sheet with a few tiny worm holes in the image and small chips along the top edge of the sheet.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/16/2020