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MERIAN, Matthäus (1593-1650)
Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica Ac Hydrographica Tabula
Frankfurt: Matthäus Merian, 1638. Copperplate engraved map of the world (11 ⅘ x 14 ¼ inches) derivative of Willem Blaeu s world map from 1630 (itself based on the 4-sheet wall map of the world from 1606-1607), incl. the hemispheres in the lower right and left quadrants. Condition: very good except some minor marginal tears. The map repeats the Mercator projection of its predecessor and adds German gothic script below the title band and in the map. According to SHIRLEY 1983 it was prepared to accompany Merian s German-text edition of Pierre d Avity s Estats, Empires et Principautez du Monde . L6B311
Bookseller: Arader Galleries - Rare Books [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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