1615 – G. Mercator – West Morlandialan Casstria

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Title:                      “WEST MORLANDIA, LANCASTRIA, CESTRIA, CAERNARVAN, DENBIGH, FLINT, MERIONIDH, MONTGOMERY, SALOPIA Cum insulis MANIA ET ANGLESEY”

Description:
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.

Map Maker:       Gerardus Mercator (1512 – 1594)  & Henricus Hondius (1573–1650)

Sheet size:         52,7 x 44,0 cm

Place / Date:​      1615

Technique:         copper engraving

Condition:
Good condition! Strong press and attractive contemporary hand coloring. Verso few paper tape stripes left from framing.

This is a genuine antique map published in 1615 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!

On your request we will provide a Certificate of Authenticity.

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