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Mercator Hondius: Helvetia

Map: SWAS1466
 
Cartographer: Mercator Hondius
Title: Helvetia
Date: 1630
Published: Amsterdam
Width: 19 inches / 49 cm
Height: 15 inches / 39 cm
Map ref: SWAS1466
Description:
Golden Age map of the whole of Switzerland based on Mercator's map first issued in the 1590s and re-issued in Hondius's landmark work of the early seventeenth century. Hondius gives credit to Mercator for this work on the lower left corner of the map. French text on verso (image available on request). Original hand colour. [SWAS1466]