Catalog Archive
Auction 181, Lot 404

"Anglesey, Ins. [on sheet with] Wight ol. Vectis [and] Ins. Garnesey [and] Ins. Iarsey", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Channel Islands

Period: 1621 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

6.7 x 4.9 inches
17 x 12.4 cm

This is a reduced version of Mercator's folio map with four maps on one sheet depicting the English islands of Jersey, Guernsey, Wright and Alderney. Each map is embellished with its own decorative title cartouche and scale of miles. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5700:351.

Condition: B+

A dark impression on a lightly toned sheet with a small paper flaw along the border at bottom center.

Estimate: $95 - $120

Sold for: $70

Closed on 2/10/2021