"Udrone Irlandiae in Catherlagh Baronia", Mercator/Hondius
Period: 1613 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
11 x 13.5 inches
27.9 x 34.3 cm
A fine map of Udrone - present-day County Carlow in Leinster province. The map is richly engraved to show the mountains, rivers, forests, villages and the two major cities of Catherlagh (Carlow) and Laghlyn (Leighlin Bridge). The strapwork title cartouche incorporates a distance scale. Latin text on verso.
References: Law p. 20 #Me22.
Fine impression and lovely old color with wide original margins. A short centerfold separation at bottom is closed with archival tape, and there is a minor extraneous crease along the fold.