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"Africa vera forma, et situs."
Contemporary hand-coloured engraving, 32,5x45cm Antwerp 1593 Like the three de Jode entries above this beautiful map was newly engraved for the second and last edition of the company's atlas "Speculum orbis terrarum" published by Gerard's son Cornelis. The map is unquestionably one of the most famous among all maps of the African continent. Cartographically it was based on Giacomo Gastaldi (c. 1550) and Gerard Mercator.. A very fine copy in decorative original colour
      [Bookseller: Kunstantikvariat PAMA AS]
Last Found On: 2013-01-08           Check availability:      Antikvariat    


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