MADAGASCAR, AFRICA, BERTIUS original miniature antique map 1606

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller lindisfarne2 (14,991) 100%, Location: Shrewsbury, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 173715905783 MADAGASCAR, AFRICA, BERTIUS original miniature antique map 1606 MADAGASCAR, AFRICA, BERTIUS original miniature antique map 1606 IS. LAURETIJ by Petrus Bertius Engraved by Benjamin Wright and published Amsterdam 1606 by Cornelium Nicolai, in; "Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum Libri Quinque" by Petrius Bertius. An original early 17th century copper engraved miniature antique map of the island of Madagascar, Africa by Petrus Bertius. The island was formerly known as Isle de St.Laurent. The map is orientated with east upwards. The title is displayed in a strapwork cartouche with the further title of Descriptio Ins. Madagascar in the upper margin. A crisp dark impression on robust hand laid paper with Latin text to verso. Fine condition other than some minor marginal staining, free of repairs or restoration. Approx. 5" x 3.5" (120mm x 85mm) map area only, with full margins beyond. See overall image. Petrus Bertius 1565 -1629 Also known Pieter or Peter Bertius of Flemish birth he was educated at Leiden University and was a theologian, historian and mathematician of some standing, but is remembered chiefly for his cartographic works. His brothers in law Joducus Hondius and Pieter Van Den Keere were also highly successful cartographers and engraved many of the maps for the Tabularum Geographicum Contractarum. A GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 400 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS We do not deal in reproductions, facsimiles or modern copies of any kind. T13414 SHIPPING Two Items will be combined with a single shipping charge. Free shipping worldwide if three items or more purchased Closeups About Us Lindisfarne Prints is a small family business specialising in genuine antique maps and prints at affordable prices.Established in 1995 and trading online since 2000, we pride ourselves on accurate descriptions, good communications, rapid service and fair prices. We are proud to maintain a 100% positive feedback rating which we hope reflects this.To avoid confusion, no item less than 100 years old is ever offered for sale. We do not deal in reproductions, facsimiles or modern copies of any kind. So please buy with confidence in the safe knowledge that authenticity is unfailingly assured. Return Policy Customer satisfaction is paramount and any item not exactly as described will be accepted for return, without hesitation. The buyer is responsible for secure return postage. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution Condition: used, see description, Format: Sheet Map, Region: Africa, Map Type: Historical/ Political, Antique/ Modern: Antique, Original/ Repro: Original, Condition: Used, Type: Antique, Medium: Etching/ Engraving, Etching/ Engraving Type: Line

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