Wiflispurgergov Switzerland Mercator/Hondius Atlas Minor 1607
Title: Das Wiflispuregau
Antique map of the Alpine region Wiflispurgergov Switzerland.
Gerard Mercator Junior acquired in 1604 to sell the copper plates, the price of 2,000 thalers is mentioned, after he sold them to Cornelis Claesz. (publisher) Probably the copper plates came into the hands of Jodocus Hondius before the death of Cornelis Claesz.
Artist: Jodocus Hondius 1563 - 1612 (Dutch Joost de Hondt) was a Flemish / Dutch engraver, and cartographer.
Publisher: Ioannes Janssonius. Verso text: German.
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Sheet app.: 9 x 7 inches. 23 x 18 cm. Image app: 7.75 x 5.5 inches. 19.5 x 14 cm. Condition: Old colored, excellent.