Bertius’ British IslandsSKU: 7833
Anglesey Insula; Wight olim Vectis; Insula Garnsey; Insula Iarsay
This map of Anglesey, the Isle of Wight, Guernsey and Jersey is from the first edition of Tabularum geographicarum contractarum libri, a geographical work which is normally catalogued under the name of its author, Bertius. Read more
The maps are generally reduced from the cartography in the folio Mercator-Hondius atlas, and were mostly engraved by Jodocus Hondius, eldest son of the printer, who also bears the same name. Geoffrey King calls them "undoubtedly the finest set of miniature maps ever printed.".
Condition & Materials
Copper engraving, 9.6 x 13.4 cm, recent hand-colour, Latin text on verso.
King, Miniature Antique Maps p. 96
Koeman Lan 11A Read less