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The Mapping of North America

Mr. Philip D. Burden​
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An attractive map of Valencia, Spain, displaying the coastline from Cartagena to Benicarlo with the west oriented to the top. With very ornate cartouches containing the title and scale of distance, finished by the inclusion of a sailing ship and sea monster. The sea is engraved in Mercator’s signature moiré-pattern. Dutch text on verso. Van der Krogt, P. (Atlantes) 6155:1.1.
MERCATOR, Geradus

Regni Valentiae Typus

Amsterdam, 1595-[c.1606]
355 x 480 mm., recent wash colour, with Dutch text to the verso, good condition.
Stock number: 6049
£ 255
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