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Gerard Mercator, Anglesey / Wight / Guernsey / Jersey

England – Anglesey / Wight / Guernsey / Jersey. With 4 miles indicators + 4 title-cartouches and borders resp. Colored map engraving of the former Welsh county Anglesey and the Channel Islands in four separate map fields 1 : 1600-2500 by Gerard Mercator I (Rupelmonde 1512 – Duisburg 1594). 12¾ × 17⅛ in (32.4 × 43.5 cm).

Keuning 91; Koeman 96. – From the Hondius edition of 1630 with the historical-geographical text in Latin on the back. – Of paramount maritime interest the countless reefs + sands, amongst The Needles near Isle of Wight. Otherwise, of course, Guernsey + Jersey as good for our money.

Offer no. 11,434 / EUR  289. / export price EUR  275. (c. US$ 300.) + shipping


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