"Montgomeria Comitatus et Comitatus Mervinia," Amsterdam, 1662, hand-colored engraving, map by Joan Blaeu
Map from the rare Spanish text edition of "Atlas Maior," including Montgomery shire and Merionethshire counties, Eastern and Western Wales. Three multicolor coats of arms, including that of Lord Philip Herbert, Earl of Montgomery (1584-1650), (top left and top right), two multicolor ships (center and bottom left). Decorative multicolor title cartouche with two people and animals (bottom center), multicolor scale cartouche with three cherubs and a cartographer with drawng tools (bottom right). Text page is on the reverse.
|Title||Montgomeria Comitatus et Comitatus Mervinia|
|Role of Creator||Cartographer|
|Dimensions||H-20.75 W-24.25 inches|
|Credit line||Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights|
|Place of Origin||Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam|