"Corscica [on sheet with] Sardinia", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Corsica, Sardinia
Period: 1619 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
18.4 x 13.6 inches
46.7 x 34.5 cm
Two boldly engraved maps of Corsica and Sardinia on a single folio sheet, each enclosed in its own border. Each is filled with depictions of the topography and cities and is adorned with strapwork cartouches. French text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7520+7530:1A.1.
Light toning and scattered foxing with a chip at bottom left and an old paper repair along the bottom centerfold on recto.