SAO TOME, INSULA St.THOMAE, AFRICA, P. BERTIUS original antique map 1618

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller lindisfarne2 (14,991) 100%, Location: Shrewsbury, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 123571098522 SAO TOME, INSULA St.THOMAE, AFRICA, P. BERTIUS original antique map 1618 SAO TOME, INSULA St.THOMAE, AFRICA, P. BERTIUS original antique map 1618 INSULA St.THOMAE by Petrus Bertius Published Amsterdam 1618 in "Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum Libri Septem." An original early 17th century copper engraved miniature antique map of Sao Tome the principle island of Sao Tome and Principe in the Gulf of Guinea, Africa by Petrus Bertius. The title is displayed in a strapwork cartouche with the further title of "Descriptio Insulae S.Thomae" in the upper margin. The sea area is decorated with a sailing ship and sea monster. A crisp dark impression on robust hand laid paper with Latin text to verso. Enhanced with expertly crafted later hand colouring. Fine unmarked condition, free of repairs or restoration. It would be difficult to find a better example of this scarce map. Approx. 5" x 4" (140mm x 90mm) 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 ALMOST 400 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS We do not deal in reproductions, facsimiles or modern copies of any kind. T731016 SHIPPING Two Items will be combined with a single shipping charge. Free shipping worldwide if three items or more purchased 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: Countries/ Borders, Antique/ Modern: Antique, Original/ Repro: Original, Condition: Used, Type: Antique, Medium: Etching/ Engraving, Etching/ Engraving Type: Line

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