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Antique Sardinia
€145.00

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Eigenschaften
  • Amsterdam
  • 1632
  • Copper engraving / Uncolored
  • 1632
  • map
  • Sardinia (Sardegna)
  • 18.6 x 12,9 cm (7.25 x 5 inches).
  • 37037
  • In very good to excellent condition.

Article description

Article description

Original antique copper engraving, uncolored as published. A fine copy in a dark impression. This is an engraved map of the island of Sardinia. This old map was published first in the so-called Cloppenburgh editions which was a competive edition with new engraved maps in a larger format. Most of the maps were engraved by Pieter van den Keere. The Cloppenburgh edition was continued for a couple of years but seems to have been suppressed after 1636.... This is another Cloppenburgh edition, now with Latin text. The maps from the Appendix have been incorporated. The title-page is followed by a dedication to Prince Frederik Hendrik, dated 1632 and signed by Johannes Cloppenburgh. (Koeman Atlantes Neerlandici). Gerardus Mercator (5 March 1512 – 2 December 1594) was a 16th-century geographer, cosmographer and cartographer from the County of Flanders. He is most renowned for creating the 1569 world map based on a new projection which represented sailing courses of constant bearing (rhumb lines) as straight lines—an innovation that is still employed in nautical charts. Mercator was one of the pioneers of cartography and is widely considered the most notable figure of the school in its golden age (approximately 1570s–1670s). In his own day, he was a notable as maker of globes and scientific instruments. In addition, he had interests in theology, philosophy, history, mathematics and geomagnetism. He was also an accomplished engraver and calligrapher... (Wikipedia)


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