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.
- Number of Books
- Author/ Illustrator
- Book Title
- Gerardus Mercator Atlas - Atlas Sive Cosmographicae
- As new
- Publication year oldest item
- Original language
- Coron Verlag Lachen am Zürichsee
- Binding/ Material
- Limited edition
- 45×33 cm