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Mercator, G.: Septentrionalium Terrarum descriptio

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    Gerhard Mercator (1512 – 1594)

    “Septentrionalium Terrarum descriptio”

    Early 17th century copperplate engraving of the Northern Polar Regions. Edition of 1606 or later with updated ‘Nova Zembla’. This map is strengthened from the back.

    Mercator was 16th century German-Netherlandish mapmaker whose maps were fine examples of the golden age of Netherlandish cartography.
    Mercator also invented the Mercator map projection still used today in many maps.

    Year of printing 1606, Amsterdam
    Dimensions 37 x 40 cm
    Condition 3
    Condition explanations (5) Mint, (4) Very good, (3) Good, (2) Fair, (1) Poor
    Other strengthened
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