Cambriae Typus Auctore Humfredo Lhuydo ...

Antwerp: 1609. The first printed map of Wales, with title translated as "Map of Wales, by the author Humphrey Lhuyd the Welshman from Denbigh". Based on Mercator's 1564 wall map of the British Isles and Lhuyd's manuscript map of 1568. Ornate cartouche, sailing ship and sea monsters. Latin text on verso. Van den Broecke and van den Broecke-Günzburger's Ortelius Map No. 21; 300 copies of this edition were printed. Image size: 19 1/2 x 14 1/2". Paper size: 23 x 18 3/4". Two stray printer's marks at lower margin, otherwise very good. Item #15882

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