Mercator - Gerardus Mercator Atlas - Atlas Sive Cosmographicae - 2001

Description
Mercator - Gerardus Mercator Atlas - Atlas Sive Cosmographicae - 2001
Cartography - Quantity: 1 - Limited edition

Coloured facsimile edition of the first complete edition of the Gerardus Mercator Atlas of 1595.
Exclusive edition for the publishing house Coron - Verlag Lachen at Lake Zurich 2001.
Various maps are reproduced exactly in the format of the original volumes. The old colourings were left completely unchanged. The purchase price at the publisher is currently €1,600.
Size: 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 all continental maps.
The magnificent edition has very little signs of use and is very well preserved. It was bought as an investment.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Cartography
Author/ Illustrator
Mercator
Book Title
Gerardus Mercator Atlas - Atlas Sive Cosmographicae
Condition
As new
Publication year oldest item
2001
Edition
Reprint
Language
German
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Coron Verlag Lachen am Zürichsee
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Extras
Limited edition
Dimensions
45×33 cm
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