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Auction 190, Lot 339

"Anglesey [on sheet with] Wight Vectis Olim [and] Garnesay [and] Iarsay", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Channel Islands

Period: 1630 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae...

Color: Hand Color

17.1 x 12.6 inches
43.4 x 32 cm
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Very handsome folio sheet with four maps depicting the English islands Jersey, Guernsey (with Castle Cornet noted), Wight and Alderney. Each map with its own decorative title cartouche and distance scale. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #5700:1A.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with contemporary color and a few light creases. There is some minor foxing confined to the margins.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 11/16/2022