MAP OF ENGLAND & WALES. Anglia Regnum' Duisberg 1595 Per Gerardum Mercatorem Cum Privilegio. Mercator, Gerard and Hondius, Jodocus.
Published: French text edition ca. Eastern Ireland and the west coast of Holland, Belgium and France are also included. Cities, ports, churches, estates and forts are included in the map, and it is embellished. By a lovely frigate sailing off the coast between Holland and Suffolk.
Cartouche has an extension below which includes the distance scale. Although based on Saxton, there are some curious. Spellings of places, suggesting perhaps that the engraver was using a foreign source. Engraving with original hand colouring, good margins.Original engraved Copperplate Map excellent condition with hand outline and wash colour. Centre fold as issued, French text to verso. Approx engraved area: 13.8 x 18.3 inches. / 35.1 x 46.4 cm.
Mercator was born in Rupelmonde in Flanders and studied in Louvain under Gemma Frisius, Dutch writer. The excellence of his work brought him the patronage of Charles V, but in.
Spite of his favour with the Emperor he was caught up in the persecution of Lutheran protestants and charged. With heresy, fortunately without serious consequences. No doubt the fear of further persecution influenced his.
Move in 1552 to Duisburg, where he continued the production of maps, globes and instruments. Mercator's sons and grandsons, were all cartographers and made their contributions in various ways to his atlas.Rumold, in particular, was responsible for the complete edition in 1595. The map plates were bought in 1604 by. Jodocus Hondius who, with his sons, Jodocus II and Henricus, published enlarged editions which dominated the. Map market for the following twenty to thirty years. MORE GENUINE ANTIQUE MAPS & PRINTS.
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