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Auction 190, Lot 338


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

Subject: Channel Islands

Period: 1610 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

6.8 x 4.9 inches
17.3 x 12.4 cm
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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, printed askew on the sheet, with light toning and some show-through of text on verso.

Estimate: $95 - $120

Sold for: $26

Closed on 11/16/2022