Lot 6550
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Spring Auction: Asian, Interiors, Books & Prints 2019
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[WORLD-MAP] – “ORBIS TERRAE COMPENDIOSA DESCRIPTIO [..]”.

Handcol. engraved world-map in double hemispheres (with cartouche & Latin caption) by G. Porro after R. Mercator. Publ. by G.A. Magini (Venice, after 1596). Ca. 16 x 24 cm. Behind passepartout & luxuriously framed (behind glass).

¶ Cf. Shirley 202. Nice late 16th-cent. small-sized world-map (decorated with elaborate strapwork borders incorporating an armillary sphere & compass-rose) published by the Italian cartographer Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617) & engraved by the Italian print-maker Girolamo Porro (ca. 1520-ca. 1604) based on a world-map by the Flemish cartographer Rumold Mercator (1545-1599). – Vertical folds (as publ.). Occ. sl. foxed/ browned, but else in good condition (not examined out of frame).

€ 300,00
€ 500,00
€ 300,00

Hamerprijs: € 300

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