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

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

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

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

Donor: Osher