"Westmorlandia, Lancastria, Cestria, Caernarvan, Denbigh, Flint, Merionidh, Montgomery, Salopia cum Insulis Mania et Anglesey", Mercator, Gerard
Subject: England & Wales
Period: 1630 (published)
Publication: Gerard Mercatoris Atlas
Color: Black & White
16.4 x 14.2 inches
41.7 x 36.1 cm
This fine map covers northwestern England and northern Wales with the Isle of Man. It is beautifully engraved with a moiré patterned sea, elegant calligraphy, a fierce sea monster, and a large strapwork title cartouche. Latin text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #5111:1.1:107.
Dark impression with wide original margins. There is minor show-through of text on verso, only evident in the blank margins, and short centerfold separations at top and bottom, well away from image.