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MAP: Nova Europae Descriptio
Amsterdam, 1628 >>FRAMED AND GLAZED (UV-Blocking Non Glare)<< / Splendid, large copper engraving map, coloured, Mercator, Amsterdam by Jodocus Hondius 1628 [Atlas sive Cosmographicae Meditiones] Map of Europe "Nova Europae Descriptio..." CARTOGRAPHER: Gerard Mercator (1512-1594) Mercator was a Belgian cartographer. Jodocus Hondius (1563-1612), sometimes called Jodocus Hondius the Elder to distinguish him from his son) was a Flemish artist, engraver, and cartographer. He is best known for his early maps of the New World and Europe, for re-establishing the reputation of the work of Gerard Mercator, and for his portraits of Francis Drake. He helped established Amsterdam as the center of cartography in Europe in the 17th century. DESCRIPTION: This is a large, wonderful coloured copper engraving map of Mercator by Hondius. It shows Europe for example with Scandinavia, Benelux, Germany, France, Spain, Italy. The map is decorated with a beautiful title cartouche. A very beautiful map. // Size of leaf appr.: 44.2 x 53.2 cm // Size of map appr.: 37.5 x 50.1 cm. If you want to receive the frame with the map. ask for a shipping quote. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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