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Islandia - Antique map

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"Islandia". Orig. copper-engraving after G. Mercator's map of Iceland. Published in Amsterdam by Mercator's heirs, 1595. Orig. old colouring. With ornamental title-cartouche, the scale of map with compass, a sea creature and exploding volcano...

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Mercator, Gerard

Mercator's Heirs

Amsterdam

1595

"Islandia". Orig. copper-engraving after G. Mercator's map of Iceland. Published in Amsterdam by Mercator's heirs, 1595. Orig. old colouring. With ornamental title-cartouche, the scale of map with compass, a sea creature and exploding volcano Hekla. 28,5:44 cm (11 1/4 x 17 1/4 inch.).

Koeman I, map 1250:1A, ed. 1:011/12 (1595-1602 Latin) - A very decorative map of Iceland from the first(!) edition of the first "Atlas"(!). Nice copy!


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