"Westmorlandia, Lancastria, Cestria, Caernarvan, Denbigh, Flint, Meriondh, Montgomery, Salopia cum Insulis Mania et Anglesey", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Northwest England & Northern Wales
Period: 1607 (circa)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae...
Color: Hand Color
16.4 x 14.2 inches
41.7 x 36.1 cm
This fine map covers northwestern England and northern Wales with the Isle of Man. It is beautifully engraved with a moiré patterned sea, elegant calligraphy, a fierce sea monster, and a large strapwork title cartouche. Latin text on verso, published between 1607-12.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #5111:1.1.
A crisp impression with a centerfold separation at bottom that enters 1.5" into map image and has been closed on verso with hinge tape. There is light toning and a dampstain in the blank margins and remnants of hinge tape on verso.