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Leen Helmink
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Antique map of Arctic / North Pole by Mercator



MAKER Mercator
TITLE Septentrionalium Terrarum descriptio
PLACE ISSUED Duisburg
FIRST EDITION 1595
THIS EDITION 1623
SIZE (hxw cms) 36.5 x 39.2
AREA SHOWN Arctic / North Pole
TECHNIQUE Copper engraving
PAGE NUMBER 41
SIGNATURE N
VERSO Latin text
COLOURING col.
CONDITION very good
DESCRIPTION A very good example of this collector's map, famous for it's Medieval myths and legends. The first map dedicated to the North Pole, by the great Gerard Mercator.
GUARANTEE We do not sell reproductions. We guarantee that this is a genuine and original antique map that was published on or near the given date. A certificate of authentication is provided on request.



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The International Mapsellers Association Nederlandsche Vereeniging van Antiquaren

Antique Maps

Leen Helmink
International League of Antiquarian Booksellers The International Map Collectors' Society