"Lotharingia Ducatus", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Northern France
Period: 1619 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
18.7 x 14.3 inches
47.5 x 36.3 cm
A densely engraved map of the northern portion of Lorraine with copious detail. The map is fully engraved to depict the forests and mountains and major cities are shown as tiny castles. The title is surrounded by a strapwork cartouche. French text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #4251:1A.
Full original color on watermarked paper with light toning, minor color offsetting, and scattered foxing.