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Africa

"Africa. Ex magna orbis terrae descriptione Gerardi Mercatoris desumpta. Studio & industria G.M. Inunioris."

Map of Africa with a large and decorative title cartouche, after Gerhard Mercator's world map of 1569.

Coloured copper engraving by Gerhard Mercator d.J. after Gerhard Mercator, published by Rumold Mercator, Duisburg 1595, 38,4 x 47,3 cm.

Very good impression, nice and skilfully worked out colouring. Lower left and right corners replaced, otherwise good condition.

Rare first edition from the Mercator-Atlas published in 1595.

€ 1.550,-

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