Anglia Scotia Published 1651 - SOLD!
ORIGINAL MAP of Great Britain Anglia Scotia et Hibernia c1651 Mercator / Jansson original British Isles. Anglia Scotia et Hibernia c1628 Map maker : MERCATOR,G./ HONDIUS,J.. (Jansson). from " Atlas Minor Gerardi Mercatoris a I.Hondio..Ex Officina Ioannis Ianssoni..." from plates engraved by Pieter Van Dan Keere and Abraham Goos.
Copper Plate engraved
MERCATOR,G./ HONDIUS,J.. (Jansson).
Published by Jan Jansson c1651 (German issue) Amsterdam
Original engraved copper plate map excellent condition with hand outline and wash colour. German text on verso
Approx engraved area: 5.5" X 8" (140mm x 200mm)
Notes: Excellent map of the British Isles and Ireland showing the major cities. Large strap work title cartouche.(Ref: R W Shirley Early Printed Maps of The British Isles 1477-1650 Revised Edition p 120)