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Scotia tabula II [and] Scotiae tabula II. (Scotland)

  • ARTIST: Jodocus Hondius

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Michaell Sparke, London

  • MEDIUM: Copper plate engraving.

    DATE: 1607-1637.

  • EDITION SIZE: 5 3/8 x 7 3/8" (136 x 188 mm) plus margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: A fine pair of maps making up the whole of Scotland. These maps were first issued by Jodocus Hondius, appearing in his "Atlas Minor" which itself was a reduced version of Mercator’s "Atlas." In the early 1620's The original copper plates were obtained by several London booksellers and were reprinted in "Purchas His Pilgrimage" (1624-26) and "Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas." (1635, 37 and 39) These particular impressions appeared in the 1637 edition of "Historia Mundi" published by Michaell Sparke. Sparke supplemented the original titles with English titles in the left margin. A scarce English language edition

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: This example has three leaves of accompanying descriptive text in English.

  • CONDITION: Very good condition. Black & white.