Antique Map-WORLD-HEMISPHERE-USA-Van Meurs-1720

Antique Map-WORLD-HEMISPHERE-USA-Van Meurs-1720

Antique Map-WORLD-HEMISPHERE-USA-Van Meurs-1720
Original Antique Maps and Prints. Description: This map was published in the book: J. Gottfried:'Historische Kronyk, of algemeene historische gedenck-boecken. , published in 1720 which consists of 4 volumes and many plates by J. Artists and Engravers: Van der Aa was born in Leyden in 1659, made an early start in life by being apprenticed to a bookseller at the age of nine and starting on his own in business as a book publisher by the time he was twenty-three. During the following fifty years he published an enormous amount of material including atlases and illustrated works in every shape and size, two of them consisting of no less than 27 and 28 volumes containing over 3,000 maps and plates. Most of his maps were not of the first quality and were certainly not original but they are often very decorative and are collected on that account.

World Map by Jacob van Meurs. Very decorative recently colored world map with double hemispheres, surrounded by figures representing earth, fire, water, air, night and day.

Showing california as an Island. With 2 cartouches, one showing the title in Dutch: Werelt Caert. A few small holes and a professionally restored small tear, barely visible; small split at centerfold bottom, extending into image, backed by preservation tape. Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. The image size is ca.

35 x 25.5 cm. Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 16.5 x 13.8 inch. 13.8 x 10 inch.

Medium: Copperplate engraving on verge type hand laid paper with watermark. ThePrintsCollector - LaurentiusOldMasterPrints Frans Laurentius Margo van Latum - van Dongen, Frank van Latum Located in Zeeland (Noord-Brabant) - The Netherlands.

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Antique Map-WORLD-HEMISPHERE-USA-Van Meurs-1720