Maps, British Isles, Scotland, Mercator
Outstandingly originally hand-colored copper etching by Gerard Mercator (1512-1594)
Published posthumously by Mercator's son Rumold in Duisburg, 1595
Printed on very thick paper of the first edition. Verso text: Latin
Shows northern part of Scotland with Orkney Islands and part of the Hebridean Islands.
Beautiful Renaissance title cartouche!
Original antique print
Map has general age toning. Right margin has two small holes, well away from image. Centerfold has been reenforced. Light spotting and creasin in margins.
General condition: Good
35 x 45,5 cm (ca. 13.8 x 17.9")
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