Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio
Published in 1587 in a printing of Geography by Strabo (circa 64 BCE – 24 CE), translated by Isaac Casaubon (1559-1614), this hand-colored copperplate engraving print is the work of Rumold Mercator (1545-1599), completed with the sources and personal guidance of his father, Gerhard Mercator (1512-1594).
Mercator, Gerhard and Mercator, Rumold, "Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio" (2021). Library Exhibits. 8.