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Auction 181, Lot 400

"Anglia Scotia et Hibernia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Britain

Period: 1621 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.1 x 5.3 inches
18 x 13.5 cm

Handsome miniature map of the British Isles showing the major cities. The sea is fully engraved and augmented with calligraphy in Mercator's elegant style. Strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. Latin text on verso.

References: Shirley (BI to 1650) #311; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5000:351.

Condition: B+

A nice impression on a lightly toned sheet with a couple of printer's creases at right.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 2/10/2021