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Item:173714894235SAO TOME ISLAND, AFRICA, BERTIUS original hand col. antique map 1606 SAO TOME ISLAND, AFRICA, BERTIUS original antique map 1606 DESCRIPTIO INSULAE S. THOMAE by Petrus Bertius Published Amsterdam 1606 by Cornelium Nicolai, in; "Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum Libri Quinque" An original early 17th century copper engraved miniature antique map of Sao Tome, the main island of Sao Tome & Principe in the Gulf of Guinea, Africa. A crisp dark impression on robust hand laid paper with Latin text to verso. Fine unmarked condition, free of repairs or restoration. Approx. 5" x 3.5" (120mm x 85mm) map area only, with full margins beyond. 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. T75414 SHIPPING Two Items will be combined with a single shipping charge. Free shipping worldwide if three items or more purchased Shipping Process Two items are always combined for shipping and three items or more are shipped free of charge, worldwide "Please see item description for postage costs" Payment Options All major Credit and debit cards via PAYPAL. Personal cheque drawn on UK banks only. Postal Orders from UK post offices only. Bank transfer- please email for details. 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 SolutionCondition:used, see description, Format:Sheet Map, Region:Africa, Antique/ Modern:Antique, Original/ Repro:Original, Condition:Used, Type:Antique, Medium:Etching/ Engraving, Etching/ Engraving Type:Line
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PETRUS BERTIUS Original Antique Map 1606 SAO TOME ISLAND, AFRICA ST THOMAE