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MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J. - Europa, ad magnae Europae Gerardi Mercatoris. . .
Europa, ad magnae Europae Gerardi Mercatoris. . . - MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
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Title : Europa, ad magnae Europae Gerardi Mercatoris. . ..
Map maker : MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J..
Date : Amsterdam, 1628.
Size : 15.0 x 18.5 inches. / 38.2 x 47.0 cm.
Colouring : In very attractive original colours.
Description :General map of Europe with in the left hand corner, south east of Iceland the mythical island of Frisland, which was purportedly discovered by the Zeno brothers in a 14th century voyage into the North Atlantic.
Including as well as Americae Pars, Greenland, Iceland, a Polar landmass, along with the mythical islands of Frisland, Drogeo, and Bradain.
A large strapwork title cartouche completes the sheet. French text on verso.
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Van der Krogt 1000:1A. Karrow, 56/38.1.
Condition : The centerfold has been under laid, with a repair of split in the lower part of the centerfold, 2cm. into engraved area. Repair of a 8mm diameter hole in the upper part of the centerfold.
Otherwise in very good condition and very attractive original colouring.
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