Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection
Description: Candia cum Infulis aliquot circa Graeciam per Gerardum Mercatorem, cum privilegio
Title Translation: Crete with several islands around Greece by Gerhard Mercator with Privilege
Bar Code: 12823
Creator: Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612
Publisher: Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594
Publishing Location: Amsterdam
Region Depicted: Crete · Greece
Date Produced: 1612
Date Published: 1612
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
Source Referenced: 35 x 49 cm.
Map Type: Geographical , Political
Material Type: Paper
Brief Description: Map showing Crete with six insets of Greek islands.
Physical Description: 1 map: colored, illustrated
Insets: Corfu , Zante , Milo , Nicsia , Santorini , Scarpanto