"Belgii Inferioris Descriptio Emendata cum Circumiacentium Regionu Confinijs...", Mercator, Gerard
Subject: Low Countries
Period: 1619 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae…
Color: Hand Color
18 x 14 inches
45.7 x 35.6 cm
This is the first of Mercator's maps of this historic region based on the cartography of Ortelius. The map is decorated with two superb cartouches and a galleon sailing in the North Sea. This is the second state with the northern parts of Friesland adn Groningen extended into the top border. French text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #3000H:1A.
A crisp impression on a bright sheet with professional repairs to a short, clean cut in the image adjacent to the centerfold and marginal soiling.