Mercator - Anglia Regnum
- Date: 1595.
- Condition: AA
- Colour: Hand colour
- Size: 14 x 18.5 inches
- (previously GBP 420).
Title: 'Anglia Regnum', Duisburg 1595: a map of England from the Mercator's Atlas III.
A finely engraved map of Elizabethan England filled with names taken from the Saxton map of 1579. Mercator has included much detail including a sailing ship, counties, towns, and natural features such as mountains, rivers, and lakes. Ireland's eastern coast, southern Scotland and north western France are also included.
With a highly decorative strapwork title cartouche. A strong impression with wide margins. A small spot in the lower left of the image (visible in the photograph). Very good condition.