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Publisher: LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.
Title: Descriptio Comitatus Embdani.
Published in: Amsterdam, 1606
   
Size: 3.3 x 4.9 inches.
8.5 x 12.5 cm.
Colouring:

Uncoloured.
Condition: In very good condition, lightly age toned, with light water stains, all with wide margins, a nice dark impression. Small hole. Latin text to verso.
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An original early 17th century copper engraved miniature antique map of East Friesland by Petrus Bertius, that was published in Amsterdam at the beginning of the seventeenth century.
It shows the islands of Juist, Norderney, Baltrum, Langeoog, Spiekeroog, Wangerooge and Borkum. Cities engraved include: Norden, Emden, Esens, Leer and Jever. Decorative with lovely sea hatching, and with good map detail Title in bold capitals above map. From the Bertius atlas Tabularum geographicarum contractarum.
Bertius (1565-1629) was a Flemish cartographer, theologian, historian and geographer. Although he published much in the fields of history, theology and mathematics, he is perhaps best known as a cartographer. His works were heavily influenced by the earlier works of Mercator, which date from the late sixteenth century. He was connected by marriage to Jacobus Hondius and Pieter van den Keere, both excellent cartographers, who would influence his later life. He was ‘Cosmographer’ to the court of King Louis XIII.

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