Ireland – Vdrone, Irlandiae, in Catherlagh Baronia. With finely decorated title-cartouche incl. miles indicator. Colored map engraving 1 : 70,000 by Gerard Mercator I (Rupelmonde 1512 – Duisburg 1594). 13⅝ × 11⅛ in (34.7 × 28.2 cm).
Keuning 84; Koeman 89. – Posthumously published in 1595 and offered here from the 1630 Hondius edition, Koeman Me 29A, with the historical-geographic description in Latin on the back.
Very comfortably scaled representation of the small barony Catherlagh at the Barrow in south-eastern Ireland, east of the counties Kilkenny + Queen’s County. – Very fine map.
Offer no. 14,415 / EUR 380. / export price EUR 361. (c. US$ 417.) + shipping
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