"The Merce or Shirresdome of Berwick. Mercia vulgo Vice Comitatus Bervicensis", Blaeu, (Family)
Period: 1654 (circa)
Publication: Theatrum orbis terrarum, sive Atlas novus
Color: Hand Color
19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm
Beautifully engraved map of the region by Timothy Pont, famous surveyor of Scotland. The map is covered with mountains, forests, castles, and villages. Two title cartouches - one Latin and the other English. Bottom cartouche flanked by knights in armor and soldiers.
References: Phillips (A) 5941, v.5 #7.
Nice impression with original color and full, untrimmed, margins. Discoloration on centerfold toned with pastel, otherwise a very nice example.