1615 – G. Mercator – West Morlandialan Casstria
Title: “WEST MORLANDIA, LANCASTRIA, CESTRIA, CAERNARVAN, DENBIGH, FLINT, MERIONIDH, MONTGOMERY, SALOPIA Cum insulis MANIA ET ANGLESEY”
Very decorative map of Island Man with North Wales and North West England. There is great clarity in the placement and list of numerous cities and towns on the map. At the left is the title cartouche and a decorative sea monster. Copper engraving published in the atlas ‘Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas sive cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mundi et fabricati figura’ by Henricus Hondius in Amsterdam. Latin text on verso.
Frame size: 56,7 x 51,8 cm
Place / Date: 1615
Technique: copper engraving
Very good condition! Very strong print and paper. Attractive hand coloring. Professionally framed (wood), double side glass, on request can be sold unframed. Was not examined out of frame.
This is a genuine antique map published in 1615 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!