"Artesia Comit.", Mercator, Gerard
Period: 1580 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
18 x 13.8 inches
45.7 x 35.1 cm
A decorative map of the northern province of Artois on the border with Belgium. It is fully engraved to illustrate forests, rivers, bridges, cities and villages. French text on verso.
Original color on a sheet with some toning. The centerfold has been repaired with paper on the verso, and there is paper loss and miss-alignment along this repair.