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1st State of Gerard Mercator's First Map of Europe

Early old color example of Mercator's map of Europe, his Atlas Sive Cosmographia, first published in 1595.

The present example is the so-called 1595A edition, which has no text on the verso.

Includes an ornate cartouche.

Condition Description
Old Color. Minor worming at top centerfold, with some loss of printed image. Minor soiling.