Auction 97, Lot 297

"Anglia Scotia et Hibernia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Britain

Period: 1623 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7 x 5.3 inches
17.8 x 13.5 cm

Super 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. Full original color. Complete with an extra sheet of Latin text describing the kingdom.

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Condition: A

Minor soil in margins.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/5/2001

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