ORBIS TERRA COMPENDIOSA DESCRIPTIO Quam Ex Magna Gerardi Mercatoris Domino Richardo Gartho Geographie ac ceterarum bonarum artium amstori ac sautori sumno in veteris amicitie ac familiaritatis memoria Rumoldus Mercator sieri curabat A. This map was first issued in 1587 in Geography of Strabon. Curiously, this map is from G. Mercator, but does not use the Mercator's projection. On the map, we can see the passage from the north west to the North Pole.
South America is rattached to Terra Australis, which is very large on this map, with the mention of the Antarcti "Circulus Antarcticus". We can see names in Asia mentioned by Marco Polo. One of the most important World map.Size with margins : 42 x 56,4 cm / 16,5 x 22 inches. Burden, XVIIe Century, latin edition. Condition : good condition, a small restoration in the middle of the right margin, strong paper. WE DON'T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. The item "WORLDMAP 1613 RUMOLD MERCATOR/JODOCUS HONDIUS LARGE UNUSUAL ANTIQUE MAP" is in sale since Sunday, May 3, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps". The seller is "efi6" and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.