"Iutia Septentrionalis", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Northern Denmark
Period: 1607 (published)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7.5 x 5.3 inches
19.1 x 13.5 cm
Handsome map covering the region surrounding Alborg and the Limforden. A strapwork title cartouche also incorporates the scale of miles. The map is adorned with a moiré-patterned sea, a sailing ship and a sea monster. This is from the first edition, with Latin text on verso.
Light soiling and a faint damp stain in blank margins. Manuscript page number and cardinal directions in blank margins.