Mercator’s Miniature Map of Groningen

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Copper engraving, 12.3 x 17.8 cm, black and white, French text on verso. Map of the province of Groningen in the Netherlands, set within an elaborate strapwork border, published in the ‘Atlas Minor’. A new series of maps, replacing those by Jodocus Hondius, was engraved by Abraham Goos and Pieter van den Keere for the 1628 edition. Koeman notes that a slip of paper bearing 1630 as the date of issue was pasted over the date 1628 on the title-page of the example he examined. Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, Me 196.

Title

Mercator’s Miniature Map of Groningen

Mapmaker(s)

MERCATOR, Gerardus

Place of publication

Amsterdam

Date of publication

1628

Colour

black and white

Printed Area Measurements

12.3 x 17.8 cm