ANGLESEY INS. [ON SHEET WITH] WIGHT OL. VECTIS [AND] INS. GARNESEY [AND] INS. JARSEY.

image40419

Jodocus Hondius


Anglesey Ins. [on sheet with] Wight ol. Vectis [and] Ins. Garnesey [and] Ins. Jarsey.

Copper plate engraving. 1607-1637.
4 3/4 x 6 3/4" (122 x 170 mm) plus margins.
Good condition. Black & white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 40419
Price: SOLD
Publisher : Published by Michaell Sparke, London
The English subtitle for this map is "The Seventh Table of England. Containeth these Fovre Ilands which belong to England, Anglesy, Wight, Gersey, and Garnsey. This map was first issued by Jodocus Hondius, appearing in his "Atlas Minor" which itself was a reduced version of Mercator’s "Atlas." In the early 1620's The original copper plates were obtained by several London booksellers and were reprinted in "Purchas His Pilgrimage" (1624-26) and "Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas." (1635, 37 and 39) This particular impression appeared in the 1637 edition of "Historia Mundi" published by Michaell Sparke. Sparke supplemented the original titles with English titles in the left margin. A scarce English language edition. This example has two leaves of accompanying descriptive text in English. Maps

MORE WORKS BY JODOCUS HONDIUS