"Cornubia, Devonia, Somersetus, Dorcestria, Wiltonia, Glocestria Monumetha, Glamorgan, Caermarden, Penbrok, Cardigan, Radnor, Breknoke, Herefordia & Wigornia", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: England & Wales
Period: 1613 (circa)
Publication: Gerard Mercatoris Atlas
Color: Hand Color
18.5 x 14.5 inches
47 x 36.8 cm
This handsome map covers southwest England, describing Cornwall and south Wales. It is filled with detail of the topography and towns and engraved in Mercator's fine style with a stipple engraved sea, calligraphy and a large cartouche. It is from a Latin edition published between 1613 and 1630. Latin text on verso.
There is some expert paper restoration in the top margin, not affecting map.