Atlas of the whole world, Karten der geamten Welt; Coron Verlag - Gerardus Mercator Atlas - 1581-1600

Description
Atlas of the whole world, Karten der geamten Welt; Coron Verlag - Gerardus Mercator Atlas - 1581-1600
leather binding

Coloured facsimile edition of the first complete edition of the Gerardus Mercator Atlas of 1595.
Exclusive edition for Coron - Verlag (publishing company) Zurich, Stuttgart, Vienna 1985.
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 34 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
Facsimile
Country (current geographical location)
Atlas of the whole world
Geographical specification
Karten der geamten Welt
Map maker/ publisher
Coron Verlag
Map/ Book title
Gerardus Mercator Atlas
Period
1581-1600
Condition
Good
Technique
offset
Additional Information
leather binding
Size of the largest image
45×34 cm
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