Antique WORLD map by Christian Rothgiesser ca. 1651, 43 x 53 cm

Antique WORLD map by Christian Rothgiesser ca. 1651, 43 x 53 cm

Antique WORLD map by Christian Rothgiesser ca. 1651, 43 x 53 cm

ORBIS VETUS CUM ORIGINE MAGNARUM IN EO GENTIUM A FILIIS ET NEPOTIBUS NOE'. Classical representation of the Eastern Hemisphere, naming the continents of Japheth, Schem and Cham. Border of cherubs, fruits, garlands, and garden scenes. Two cartouches in lower corners listing the descendants of Noah.

Christian Rothgiesser for Caspar Danckwerth and Johann Meyer's'Newe Landesbeschreibung... Lower right white margin rebacked outside image. Shirley/Mapping of the World 388 (= "Scarce"). This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps".

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Antique WORLD map by Christian Rothgiesser ca. 1651, 43 x 53 cm