1627 – P. Bertius – Carte de l’Europe


Title:                      “Carte de l’Europe corrigée et augmentée dessus toutes les aultres. . .”


A rare map of Europe, dated 1627. First state, issued by Melchoir Tavernier. Most probably engraved by Cornelis Danckerts (the elder), a highly skilled engraver., probably sold separately at first, did not appear in any atlas.
Prepared by Petrus Bertius, who published a number of folio maps, although never actually an atlas of his own. The maps were either separately issued or included in atlases and books by other publishers.

Cartographer:     Petrus Bertius (1565 – 1629)
Plate size:          38.5 x 51.0 cm
Year:                   1627
Technique:           copper engraving

In good original condition, no restoration or cleaning. 3 cm separation in lower centrefold. Paper with watermark. Wide margins. A few stains to margin corners.

This is an original antique map published in 1627 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity!

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