"Scotia Regnum", Mercator, Gerard
Period: 1606 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
16.3 x 14 inches
41.4 x 35.6 cm
Striking map of Scotland heavily engraved with mountains, forests, rivers, place names, and stippled seas. The large strapwork title cartouche and calligraphy make this a very attractive map and a fine example of the art of engraving. Latin text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) 5800:1A.1.
Lovely original color. Toned with a bit of minor offsetting. Small tear in bottom margin, not affecting map.