"Europae Nova Tabula", Mercator/Jansson
Period: 1651 (published)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7.9 x 5.7 inches
20.1 x 14.5 cm
This is a reduced version of Gerard Mercator's folio map of Europe, extending to include part of Greenland, Iceland, and the mythical island of Frisland. Adorned with a strapwork title cartouches and a block-shaped distance scale. German text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1000:352.1.
A dark impression on watermarked paper with minor show-through of text on verso and scattered foxing mostly confined to the blank margins.