"Anglia, Scotia et Hibernia", Mercator, Gerard
Period: 1595 (circa)
Publication: Gerard Mercatoris Atlas
Color: Hand Color
16.3 x 13 inches
41.4 x 33 cm
This superb map of the British Isles was likely one of the last works of this great cartographer. It was first published a year after Gerard Mercator's death. The map provides a very detailed view of the region with counties named in tables. Mercator's shape for Scotland became the standard for more than 50 years. It is from a Latin edition published between 1595 and 1630. Latin text on verso.
References: Moorland & Banister p. 209.
There is a soft crease to the right of the centerfold, else fine.