"[Lot of 6 - Regional Maps]", Hondius
Period: 1621 (published)
Publication: Paulus Merula's Cosmographiae
Color: Black & White
5 x 3.3 inches
12.7 x 8.4 cm
Lot of miniature maps that were original engraved by Jodocus Hondius and Pieter van den Keere for Barent Langenes Map-treasury (Caert-thresoor). The plates were then used by Henricus Hondius to illustrate the 1621 edition of Paul Merula's Cosmographia. Each is in a full sheet of Latin text. Includes Gallia, Normandia, Lotharingia, Caletensium et Bononiesium, Burgundiae Com., and Burgundiae Ducatus.
References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 80-81 and 98.
Toned with foxing and some tears in text and margins.