1608 – G. Mercator – Fionia


Title:                      “FIONIA

Very decorative and detailed map of Fyn island  and the contiguous part of Jutland, along with Als, Aero and Langeland, Denmark’s Kingdom. Fully engraved to illustrate the forests, cities and villages and embellished with a strapwork title cartouche and scale of miles. Copper engraving published in the atlas ‘Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas sive cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mundi et fabricati figura’ by Henricus Hondius in Amsterdam. French text on verso.

Cartographer:      Gerardus Mercator (1512 – 1594)  & Henricus Hondius (1573–1650)
Sheet size:           47,7 x 58,0 cm
Year:                     1608
Technique:           copper engraving

Very good condition! Strong print on watermarked paper. Fold as published. Wide margins.

​Due to the age of this map some imperfections to be expected!

This is a genuine antique map published in 1608 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!

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