1710 Genuine Antique Ornate map of the World in E. & W. Hemispheres. Visscher

1710 Genuine Antique Ornate map of the World in E. & W. Hemispheres. Visscher
1710 Genuine Antique Ornate map of the World in E. & W. Hemispheres. Visscher
1710 Genuine Antique Ornate map of the World in E. & W. Hemispheres. Visscher

1710 Genuine Antique Ornate map of the World in E. & W. Hemispheres. Visscher
Genuine antique map " Werelt Caert " by Nicolaes Jansz Visscher. Striking map of the world in double hemispheres, taken from the Dutch'Staten' bible'Biblia Dat De Gantsche H. Schrifture' published in 1710 by Peter & Jacob Keur, Rotteerdam. California as an island , flat top configuration.

Anian appears northward on a suggested island, separated from North America by the'Straet Anian'. Greenland connected to North America.

A huge inland sea is suggested, feeding the St. Partial New Zealand and'Hollandia Nova', the latter being connected to New Guinea, also partially defined. Numerous evolving features of the time. Map is richly embellished with sailing ships and an elaborate engraving of 4 female forms representing the major regions of the world. These noble women are set in scenes of local animals, mystical tools, and instruments. Dark impression on sturdy paper. Light toning on margins, image is bright and clean.

Image measures 12" x 17 1/2". All of our items are genuine antiques as described.

The item "1710 Genuine Antique Ornate map of the World in E. Visscher" is in sale since Tuesday, January 23, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Map & Globe Mixed Lots". The seller is "antiqueatlas" and is located in Troy, Montana.

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1710 Genuine Antique Ornate map of the World in E. & W. Hemispheres. Visscher