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QUAD, M. / BUSSEMACHER - Islandia.

QUAD, M. / BUSSEMACHER - Islandia.
Islandia. - QUAD, M. / BUSSEMACHER
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Title : Islandia..
Map maker : QUAD, M. / BUSSEMACHER.
Date : Cologne, 1600.
Size : 8.2 x 11.6 inches. / 20.9 x 29.4 cm.
Colouring : Uncoloured.

Description :Quad's : reduced in size Ortelius´ map, of Iceland. With German text on verso, from Geographisch Handtbuch. Signed by the engraver Johan Bussemacher.
Rare in original colours. Matthias Quad was one of the first to adopt the new version of Iceland which Abraham Ortelius printed in 1590. Place-names are fewer and one of the monsters is gone.
In the bottom right hand corner there is a picture of Christian IV who was king of Denmark at that time.
Atlantes Colonienses, QUA 6.
Condition : Good impression, good condition. Some very minor, mainly marginal, browning.

ID: 27923

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