Mercator - Eire/Ulster

Ireland – Vltoniae Orientalis Pars. With finely decorated title-cartouche incl. miles indicator. Colored map engraving 1 : 500,000 by Gerard Mercator I (Rupelmonde 1512 – Duisburg 1594). 13⅞ × 15⅛ in (35.2 × 38.4 cm).

Keuning 83; Koeman 88. – 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  fine  map  of the eastern part of Ulster with Belfast and Dundalk.

Offer no. 14,416 / EUR  435. / export price EUR  413. (c. US$ 477.) + shipping

Mercator, Ulster

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