Hesse Holy Roman Empire 1628 Mercator minor miniature beautiful engraved mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Europe, Germany, Holy Roman Empire, Hesse, Kessel).
Issued c.1628, Amsterdam for Mercator's small format world atlas. Latin text on verso.
Lovely early 17th century antique engraved map, with original hand color.
Print paper and engraved area evenly age toned with light to moderate browning & spotting. Overall map remains visually attractive and historically interesting.
Sheet measures c. 8 3/4" W x 6 1/2" H.
Printed area measures c. 7 1/2" W x 5 1/2" H.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 3.