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Antique map of Pacific - very rare by Acosta/Metellus



MAKER Acosta/Metellus
TITLE Maris Pacifici vulgo Mar del Zur
PLACE ISSUED Cologne
FIRST EDITION 1598
THIS EDITION 1598
SIZE (hxw cms) 19.5 x 27.5
AREA SHOWN Pacific - very rare
TECHNIQUE Copper engraving
PAGE NUMBER
SIGNATURE 20
VERSO German text
COLOURING b/w
CONDITION excellent
DESCRIPTION Exceptionally rare map of the Pacific and America, from Josť de Acosta's 'De Natura Nova Orbis'. Only a handful examples of the book are known. Perfect condition. A pristine example of this collector's item.
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