Coloured facsimile edition of the first complete edition of the Gerardus Mercator atlas of 1595.
Exclusive edition for the publishing house Coron - Verlag Kindler in Berlin 2004. Various maps are reproduced exactly in the dimensions of the original; The original colourings were left completely unchanged. The purchase price from the publisher was €1,870.
Dimensions: approx. 45 x 33 x 5 cm Weight: approx. 5 kg
Bound in dark brown, finest cowhide leather in 5 frets. Embossed on lids and spine in historical decor. Several front pages; double-sided large-format maps and original text pages. Explanations and description in German; maps and additions in Latin.
The atlas contains the world map, as well as several continental maps.
The magnificent copy was acquired as an investment and only has a few small signs of use at the leather and is otherwise very well preserved.
- Number of Books
- Author/ Illustrator
- Gerardus Mercator
- Book Title
- Atlas der ganzen Welt, Karten der gesamten Welt - Gerardus Mercator Atlas - 1581-1600
- Publication year oldest item
- Illustrated Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 44×32 cm