1603 – P. Bertius – Descriptio Tercerae


Title:                      “Descriptio Tercerae”


Miniature map of Terceira Island from the Azores archipelago (Açores, Portugal), decorated with a ship and a “sea monster”.

The map engraved by Jodocus Hondius, text by Petrus Bertius and published by Claesz in pocket atlas  “Tabularum Geographicarum, Contractarum Libri Quatuor” in Amsterdam, 1603. Latin text on verso.

Cartographer:     Petrus Bertius (1565 – 1629)
Sheet size:           16.7 x 11.8 cm
Year:                     1603
Technique:           copper engraving

Good condition. Two tiny paper tape spots on verso.

This is an original antique map published in 1603 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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