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Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio
Johannes Jansson, Arnhem 1617 - copper engraved map; overall 20,5 x 26 cm; plate 17 x 24,5 cm. folds as issued; slightly toned; some off-set; edges slightly browned; edges slightly fraye; small left margin; o/w vg cond. Original antique map from G.A.Magini's atlas 'Geographiae, tum veteris, tum novae, volumina duo.', published by J.Jansson in Arnhem, 1617. Text in Latin. This atlas combined 2 volumes in one and contains maps both of the ancient World according to Ptolemy and the modern World. This map shows the modern World according to Mercator's Projection with double hemispheres, ornate scroll work and 2 small scientic instruments; large Southern landmass but naming New Guinee. No pagination on verso.
      [Bookseller: Angelika C. J. Friebe Ltd. - MapWoman]
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