"Anglia Scotia et Hibernia", Mercator/Hondius
Period: 1621 (published)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7.1 x 5.3 inches
18 x 13.5 cm
Handsome miniature map of the British Isles showing the major cities. The sea is fully engraved and augmented with calligraphy in Mercator's elegant style. Strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. Latin text on verso.
References: Shirley (BI to 1650) #311; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5000:351.
A nice impression on a lightly toned sheet with a couple of printer's creases at right.