"Northumbria, Cumberlandia, et Dunelmensis Episcopatus", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Northern England & Southern Scotland
Period: 1623 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae…
Color: Hand Color
18.4 x 13.9 inches
46.7 x 35.3 cm
A lovely early map of border region between England and Scotland. The seas are engraved in Mercator's characteristic moiré pattern and the interior is filled with detail. The large strapwork title cartouche encompasses the distance scale. Latin text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #5110:1.1.
Excellent impression and color with light toning and faint damp stains in bottom blank margin. There is moderate scattered foxing primarily confined to the blank margins.