Candia cum Insulis aliquot circa Graeciam per Gerardum Mercatorem, cum privilegio

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Title: Candia cum Infulis aliquot circa Graeciam per Gerardum Mercatorem, cum privilegio

Title Translation: Crete with several islands around Greece by Gerhard Mercator with Privilege

Barcode: 12823

Creator: Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612

Publisher: Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594

Publishing Location: Amsterdam

Region Depicted: Crete · Greece

Date Produced: 1612

Date Published: 1612

Language: Latin

Historical Context: Mercator's son Rumold published his father's atlas in 1595 which lacked detailed maps of Spain and the continents. It was re-issued in 1602 after Rumold's death in 1599. The copperplates of the atlas were sold privately to Jodocus Hondius and Cornelis Claesz. ca. 1604.

Subjects: Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612 · Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594 · Crete (Greece) · Greece

Map Type: Geographical, Political

Dimensions: 35 x 49 cm.

Material Type: Paper

Notes: Map dated between 1606 and 1612.Inset maps of Corfu, Zante, Milo, Nicsia, Santorini and Scarpanto.

Brief Description: Map showing Crete with six insets of Greek islands.

Physical Description: 1 map: colored, illustrated

Insets: Corfu, Zante, Milo, Nicsia, Santorini, Scarpanto

Theme: Dutch Golden Age (17th-18th Century)

Collection/Donor: Osher

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