Antiquariat Reinhold Berg eK
Wahlenstraße 8
D-93047 Regensburg
phone: +49 - 941 52229
cellphone: +49 - 160 9060 6746

Mercator, Rumold

Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio Quam ex Magna Universali Gerardi Mercatoris Domino Richardo Gartho, Geographie ac...


Prices incl. VAT plus shipping costs

On stock,
Delivery time appr. 1-3 workdays

  • Amsterdam
  • 1619
  • Copper engraving / Uncolored.
  • map
  • World
  • 1587-1630
  • 290 by 528mm (11½ by 20¾ inches).
  • 30091
  • Former narrow margins to right and left side skillfully remargined, a long tear verso skillfully restored, hardly visible from the front. A strong impression on very good paper. Overall an acceptable and good example.

Article description

Article description

Original copper engraving, uncolored as published. Double-hemisphere world map, published in the 1619 French text edition of Gerard Mercator's atlas. A strong impression of this beautiful double hemisphere world map, which is surrounded by fine elegant engraved renaissance strapwork. Between the two hemispheres at the top is an armillary sphere and at the bottom a compass engraved. Further this fine engraved rare map is ornated with a ship sailing towards the Magelan Street and a sea monster in the Indian Ocean.

You might also be interested in the following products

Antique Planisphaerium Terrestre cum Utroque Coelesti Hemisphaerio, Sive Diversa Terraquei. Planisphaerium...
Copper engraving, hand colored in outline and wash when published. Adam Friedrich Zürner produced this interesting...
Antique Carta Hydrograhpica oder Algemeine Welt und Commercien Carte... Carta...
Copper engraving, colored in outline when published. This beautiful small world map shows the routes from West...
Antique Basis Geographiae Recentioris Astronomica. In qua situs locorum insigniorum geographici  ea exactitudine, qua celeberrimi Astronomi eosdem per observationes é plurimis luminarium et circumjovialium Eclipsibus nobis hactenus suppeditarunt pro certiori Geographiae stabilimento positi designantur A. Johanne Gabriele Doppelmaiereo Math. P.P. opera Ioh. Bapt. Homanni S.C.M. Geogr. cum Privilegio (Norimbergae) Sac. Caes. Majestatis. Basis Geographiae...
Copper-engraving, hand colored in outline and wash, when published. Decorative map of the world, in two hemispheres,...
Antique Die Erde in zwey Halbkugeln der östlichen und westlichen nach den neuesten Entdeckungen dargestellt. Die Erde in zwey...
Copper engraving, hand colored in outline, when published. A decorative world map by mapmaker Tranquillo Mollo, who...
Recently viewed products