Subject: Funen (Fyn)
Period: 1623 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
16 x 14.1 inches
40.6 x 35.8 cm
Fine early map of Fyn and the surrounding islands with great detail of the cities and even tiny villages. The sea is stipple engraved and the map is embellished with a strapwork title cartouche and Mercator's characteristic calligraphy. Latin text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #1530:1A.1.
A nice impression with attractive color, light toning, and damp stains confined to the bottom blank margin. There is one short tear in bottom blank margin.