Asien - Mercator
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"Asia ex magna orbis terrae descriptione Gerardi Mercatoris desumpta, studio et industria G.M. Iunioris."
Map of Asia with a nice and decorative title cartouche, after Gerhard Mercator's world map of 1569.
Coloured copper engraving by Gerhard Mercator d.J. after Gerhard Mercator, published by Rumold Mercator, Duisburg 1595, 37,5 x 47 cm.
Very good impression, nice and skilfully worked out colouring. Lower left and right corners replaced, otherwise good condition.
Rare first edition from the Mercator-Atlas published in 1595.