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Gerhard Mercator (1512-1594)

MAP OF BOHEMIA

Colored copperplate on paper, 350x490mm. Decorative cartouche with title "Bohemia" lower left, marked "Per Gerardum mercatorem Cum privilegio.", smaller cartouche with scale lower right. From later edition "Atlas sive Cosmographicae Meditationes de Fabrica Mundi et Fabricati Fugura", first part was published in 1585. Latin inscription on the reverse (p. 287 and 286) with the description of Bohemia. Framed, glazed from both sides.


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