British Islands Ireland Old map Magnae Britanniae by Merian 1638.
Title: Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae Tabula. (Die Britanniaschen Insulen.)
Attractive British Isles map.
Description : Early Old map of the British Isles, England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland with an inset map of Orkney all in hand coloring with large decorative cartouches, sailing ships, compass rose and coat of arms of Stuart.
Origin: Gottfried – Merian, Newe Archontologia Cosmica, ... Frankfurt, W. Hoffmans, 1638.
References: Shirley (BI to 1650), #489 Pl. 135.
Artist Cartographer: Merian Matthäus (1593 - 1650) Frankfurt a.M.
Matthäus Merian der Ältere was a Swiss-born engraver who worked in Frankfurt Germany as geographer, and later (circa 1640) with his own son.
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Sheet app.: 15.25 x 13 inches. 39 x 33 cm. Image app.: 13.75 x 10.75 inches. 35 x 27 cm. Condition: Very good, verso blanco.