Gerhard Mercator (1512 – 1594)
“Suecia Et Norvegia cum confinijs”
16th century copperplate engraving of Scandinavia. Hand-coloured decorative cartouche.
Mercator was 16th century German-Netherlandish mapmaker whose maps were fine examples of the golden age of Netherlandish cartography. Mercator also invented the Mercator map projection still used today in many maps.
|Year of printing||1595, Amsterdam|
|Dimensions||37 x 48 cm|
|Condition explanations||(5) Mint, (4) Very good, (3) Good, (2) Fair, (1) Poor|
|Other||some small stains and worn in the middle|