"Warwicum, Northhamtonia, Huntingdonia, Cantabrigia, Suffolcia, Oxonium, Buckinghamia, Bedfordia, Hartfordia, Essexia, Berceria, Middelsexia, Southhatonia, Surria, Cantiu & Southsexia", Mercator, Gerard
Period: 1619 (published)
Publication: Atlas, sive Cosmographicae Meditationes de Fabrica Mundi…Pars Altera
Color: Hand Color
18.5 x 14.5 inches
47 x 36.8 cm
Mercator's great map of the southeast region of England including the British Channel and London. The sea is engraved in a moiré pattern and the title is included in a fine strapwork cartouche. French text on verso.
Original color with light toning and a few minute worm holes in center, only visible when held to strong light. A centerfold separation that enters map image 1.5" at bottom has been professionally repaired. A few light spots in blank margins.