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17th Century Hand-Colored Map of Southeastern England by Mercator and Hondius

$675

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A 17th century copperplate hand-colored map entitled "The Sixt Table of England" by Gerard Mercator and Jodocus Hondius, published in Amsterdam in 1635 in 'Cosmographicall Description of the Fabricke & Figure of the World with new Mappes and Tables; By the studious industry of Iodocus Hondy', the first English edition of their 'Atlas Minor'. It is focused on Southeastern England. It includes the cities of London, Oxford, Winchcombe, Cirencester, Cambridge, Canterbury, Brighton, Dover, as well as the Isle of Wight and Calais and Dunkirk in Northern France. The map is embellished with two strapwork cartouches. The map is beautifully hand colored with wide margins. It is presented in an archival cream colored mat measuring 14' wide x 12" high and the map measures 11.25" wide x 7" high. There is English text on the verso. The map is in excellent condition.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 12 in. (30.48 cm)Width: 14 in. (35.56 cm)Depth: 0.13 in. (3.31 mm)
  • Materials and Techniques
    EngravedPaper
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    Mid-17th Century
  • Date of Manufacture
    1635
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Alamo, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: # 13051stDibs: LU5206221036082

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