"Westmorlandia, Lancastria, Cestria, Caernarvan, Denbigh, Flint, Merionidh, Montgomery, Salopia cum Insulis Mania et Anglesey", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Northwest England & Northern Wales
Period: 1619 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae…
Color: Hand Color
16.3 x 14.2 inches
41.4 x 36.1 cm
This fine map covers northwestern England and northern Wales with the Isle of Man. It is beautifully engraved with a moiré patterned sea, elegant calligraphy, a fierce sea monster, and a large strapwork title cartouche. French text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #5111:1.1.
Full original color on watermarked paper with light toning and offsetting.