"Northumbria, Cumberlandia, et Dunelmensis Episcopatus", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Northern England & Southern Scotland
Period: 1619 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
18.3 x 13.8 inches
46.5 x 35.1 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. French text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #5110:1.1.
A crisp impression and full original color on watermarked paper with light toning and some faint spots.