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Mercator’s Map of Northern Lorraine

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Mercator’s Map of Northern Lorraine

Date of publication:

  • 1630
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 13.6 x 20.3 cm
  • Colour:

  • modern
  • Engraver:

  • Abraham Goos
  • This map of Northern Lorraine is from the Atlas Minor.

    The original plates were engraved by Jodocus Hondius, but after these were sold to the London trade in the 1620s Janssonius commissioned new ones from Pieter van den Keere and Abraham Goos. Read more

    Koeman attributes the relatively low number of Dutch editions to the prevalance of Latin and French among ‘the better circumstanced people - potential buyers of atlases’.

    Condition & Materials

    Copper engraving, 13.6 x 20.3 cm, later hand-colour, Dutch text on verso.


    Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, Me 197. Read less