"Scotiae Tabula. III", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Northern Scotland
Period: 1610 (published)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7.2 x 5.6 inches
18.3 x 14.2 cm
This charming small map of northern Scotland is based on Mercator's folio sized map from 1595. The map depicts lakes, rivers, topography and cities, and is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche, a tiny ship, and a sea monster. Latin text on verso.
References: Moir, p. 167; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5801:351.
A dark impression on watermarked paper with light toning along the edges of the sheet.