Mercator-Cloppenburgh Map of QuercySKU: 8178
This map of Quercy (Cadurcium) was engraved by Pieter van den Keere for the Atlas Minor, a pocket atlas derived from Mercator's cartography and published from 1607 onwards by Jodocus Hondius.
Hondius was a Dutch publisher who had purchased Mercator's original copper printing plates in 1604 and who issued his first, highly successful edition of the full-size atlas in 1606. Read more
In the 1630s Jan Cloppenburgh published a series of editions of Mercator’s Atlas Minor which have become scarce. The maps were engraved by Pieter van den Keere and are distinctively larger than the preceding examples.
Condition & Materials
Copper engraving, 19 x 25.5 cm, modern hand colour, Latin text on verso. Read less