"Westmorland, Castria, Cestria Etc.", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Northern England & Wales
Period: 1621 (published)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7.1 x 5.3 inches
18 x 13.5 cm
This is a reduced version of Mercator's map of northwestern England and northern Wales with the Isle of Man. It also covers the east coast of Ireland. It is adorned with strapwork title and scale cartouches, a ship and a fierce sea monster. Latin text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5111:351.
A dark impression with light toning and a small paper flaw in the Irish Sea.