1627 – P. Bertius – Carte De L’Asie Corrigee
Title: “Carte De L’Asie Corrigée, et augmentée, dessus toutes les autres cy devant faictes par P. Bertius.”
This rare map is according to Burden one of a set of the four known continents that Melchior Tavernier published in Paris, with Petrus Bertius’ named on the map. It is very similar to Hondius’ map of Asia, but much rarer and not often seen on the market.
The Asia map bears the imprint of Cornelis Danckerts, a highly skilled engraver.
Cartographer: Petrus Bertius (1565 – 1629)
Plate size: 39.0 x 51.0 cm
Technique: copper engraving
In good original condition, no restoration or cleaning. A few brownish spots present. Paper with watermark. Wide margins.
Due to the age of this map some imperfections to be expected!
This is an original antique map published in 1627 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!
On your request we will provide a Certificate of Authenticity.