"Cornubia, Devonia, Somersetus, Dorcestria, Wiltonia, Glocestria Monumetha, Glamorgan, Caermarden, Penbrok, Cardigan, Radnor, Breknoke, Herefordia, & Wigornia", Mercator, Gerard
Subject: England & Wales
Period: 1613 (circa)
Publication: Gerard Mercatoris Atlas
Color: Hand Color
18.5 x 14.8 inches
47 x 37.6 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 strapwork cartouche. French text on verso.
Wide margins, with a few unobtrusive spots and minor creasing at top near centerfold.. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.