France Artesia Artois 1580 Gerard Mercator Rare Large Antique Map 16th Century
France Artesia Artois 1580 Gerard Mercator Rare Large Antique Map 16th Century

France Artesia Artois 1580 Gerard Mercator Rare Large Antique Map 16th Century

France Artesia Artois 1580 Gerard Mercator Rare Large Antique Map 16th Century

France Artesia Artois 1580 Gerard Mercator Rare Large Antique Map 16th Century

France Artesia Artois 1580 Gerard Mercator Rare Large Antique Map 16th Century

France Artesia Artois 1580 Gerard Mercator Rare Large Antique Map 16th Century

France Artesia Artois 1580 Gerard Mercator Rare Large Antique Map 16th Century

France Artesia Artois 1580 Gerard Mercator Rare Large Antique Map 16th Century

France Artesia Artois 1580 Gerard Mercator Rare Large Antique Map 16th Century

France Artesia Artois 1580 Gerard Mercator Rare Large Antique Map 16th Century

France Artesia Artois 1580 Gerard Mercator Rare Large Antique Map 16th Century

France Artesia Artois 1580 Gerard Mercator Rare Large Antique Map 16th Century

Title of the map. The north is oriented to the left side of the map. ” Per Gerardum Mercatorem Cum privilegio” in lower left side of the map. Size with margins : 54,8 x 46,5 cm / 21,2 x 18,1 inches. Edition : Amsterdam, 1580, XVIe Century, French edition. Condition : very good condition, old colors. He is most renowned for creating the 1569 worl map based on a new projection which represented sailing courses of contant bearing (rhumb lines) as straight lines, an innovation that is still employed in nautical charts. Mercator was one of the pioneers of cartography and is widely considered the most notable figure of Netherlandish school of cartography in its golden age (approximately 1570s- 1670s). WE DON’T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. The item “FRANCE ARTESIA ARTOIS 1580 GERARD MERCATOR RARE LARGE ANTIQUE MAP 16TH CENTURY” is in sale since Saturday, November 14, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Gerard Mercator
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Atlas
  • Year: 1580
  • Date Range: 1500-1599
  • Country/Region: France
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