Gerardus Mercator - Atlas der ganzen Welt, Karten der gesamten Welt - Gerardus Mercator Atlas - 1581-1600 - 2004

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Gerardus Mercator - Atlas der ganzen Welt, Karten der gesamten Welt - Gerardus Mercator Atlas - 1581-1600 - 2004
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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.

Lot details
Number of Books
1
Author/ Illustrator
Gerardus Mercator
Book Title
Atlas der ganzen Welt, Karten der gesamten Welt - Gerardus Mercator Atlas - 1581-1600
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
2004
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
German
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Coron
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
258
Dimensions
44×32 cm
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