WEST COUNTRY CORNUBIA,DEVONIA,SOMERSETUS
Date: 1616 Amsterdam
Size: 37.0 x 47.0 cm
Full title:"Cornubia, Devonia, Somersetus, Dorcestria, Wiltonia, Glocestria Monumetha, Glamorgan, Caermarden, Penbrok, Cardigan, Radnor, Breknoke, Herefordia, & Wigornia"
This decorative and early map shows southern Wales and the south-western counties of England; Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorset and Gloucestershire. The map had first appeared in Mercator's "Atlas Sive Cosmographicae Meditationes ..." of 1595 with editions thereafter - publication was taken over by Hondius and subsequently Jansson. This example has Latin text to the verso. Attractive original colour defines the counties.
REF Van der Krogt (Atlantes) 5112:1.1
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