"Holsatia Ducatus", Mercator, Gerard
Subject: Northern Germany
Period: 1609 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
18.8 x 13.9 inches
47.8 x 35.3 cm
A fine map of Holstein including the city of Hamburg (here Hamborch). The map is fully engraved with forests, rivers, lakes and hundreds of villages. The map is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche and a moiré patterned sea. French text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #1660:1A.
Attractive color on watermarked paper with light printer's ink residue and a professionally repaired centerfold separation that enters 1/2" into map at top. The text on verso is printed upside down.