"Cornubia, Devonia, Somersetus, Dorcestria, Wiltonia, Glocestria Monumetha, Glamorgan, Caermarden, Penbrok, Cardigan, Radnor, Breknoke, Herefordia, & Wigornia", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Southwest England & Southern Wales
Period: 1619 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae…
Color: Hand Color
18.4 x 14.5 inches
46.7 x 36.8 cm
This handsome map covers southwest England, describing Cornwall and south Wales. It is filled with detail of the topography and towns and engraved in Mercator's fine style with a stipple engraved sea, calligraphy and a large strapwork cartouche. French text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #5112:1.1.
A crisp impression on lightly toned paper with a small coat of arms watermark and marginal soiling.