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Cambriae Typus Auctore Humfredo Lhvydo

Cambriae Typus Auctore Humfredo Lhvydo : Hondius/van den Keere

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A spectacular early map of Wales complete with ships, sea monsters, compass rose, an ornamental title cartouche and Latin, Welsh and English place name spellings. The map was engraved by Pieter Van Den Keere for the Mercator/Hondius atlas, and was based on Ortelius' map of 1588 which in turn used Humphrey Lhuyd's 1564 manuscript map as its prototype. With Latin text verso, and in excellent condition having been printed on high quality paper. Minor restoration to lower centrefold.
mapmakers: Hondius   van den Keere  
place and date of publication: Antwerp 1573-1595-
medium and colour: copperplate, Coloured
size in mm: 350 by 490mm (13.75 by 19.25 inches).
ref: 41418
literature: Van Den Broecke, Ortelius Atlas Maps, 21.

Price: £ 650

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