You are looking at a rare Vintage ORBIS TERRA COMPENDIOSA DESCRIPTIO World Atlas Print. Unsure exact age of the print taken from a. Copy of Petrus Plancius's world map published in 1594 by Cornelis Claesz.
Since 1596, Plancius's map was added to Van Linschoten's. And bound into the volume as one of its six maps.
However, a few copies of the. (in the editions of 1596-99) contain a new world map that was engraved by the brothers Arnold Floris and Hendrik Floris van Langren. Their names appear in the hemisphere of the southern firmament. Arnoldus & Henricus Florentij à Langren fratres sculpserunt. Plancius is no longer mentioned as author in the title that runs along the upper edge across the full width of the map.Framed in a 3ft x 2ft Frame approx. Probably printed around 1900s, some fading to the print with age. The actual print is stuck onto a thicker backing board, commonly done by owners to keep the print flat. PLEASE STUDY THE PICS FOR CONDITION OF PRINT. The item "Vintage Rare ORBIS TERRA COMPENDIOSA DESCRIPTIO Antique World Map Framed Print" is in sale since Thursday, December 6, 2018.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps". The seller is "karmaan_design" and is located in Swindon.
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