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
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!