Rare Edition of Atlas Minor Map
"Natolia, quae olim Asia Minor", Mercator/Jansson
Subject: Turkey & Cyprus
Period: 1651 (published)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7.6 x 6.1 inches
19.3 x 15.5 cm
This is a reduced version of Mercator's map of Turkey with the Greek Archipelago and Cyprus. The map is filled with place names and is adorned with a vertical distance scale and a drape-style title cartouche. German text on verso. This map is very rare as it was engraved for the last edition of Jansson's Atlas Minor in 1651.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8110:352B.1.
A nice impression on watermarked paper with light, scattered foxing that is confined to the blank margins.