1606 – P. Bertius – Descriptio Americae


Title:                      “Descriptio Americae.


Antique map of America continents by Cornelis Claesz – Barent Langenes with cartography based on Ortelius, engraved by Jodocus Hondius and published by P. Bertius in pocket atlas  “Tabulae Geographicae contractae, …” in Amsterdam, 1606 (third edition). Latin text on verso.

Cartographer:     Petrus Bertius (1565 – 1629)
Sheet size:           19.0 x 12.1 cm
Year:                     1606
Technique:           copper engraving

Very good condition!

​Due to the age of this map some imperfections to be expected!

This is an original antique map published in 1606 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!

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