Antique Map-WORLD-HEMISPHERE-USA-Van Meurs-1720

July 4th 2017 -

Antique Map-WORLD-HEMISPHERE-USA-Van Meurs-1720

Description: This map was published in the book: J. Gottfried:’Historische Kronyk, of algemeene historische gedenck-boecken. , published in 1720 which consists of 4 volumes and many plates by J. Artists and Engravers: Van der Aa was born in Leyden in 1659, made an early start in life by being apprenticed to a bookseller at the age of nine and starting on his own in business as a book publisher by the time he was twenty-three. During the following fifty years he published an enormous amount of material including atlases and illustrated works in every shape and size, two of them consisting of no less than 27 and 28 volumes containing over 3,000 maps and plates. Most of his maps were not of the first quality and were certainly not original but they are often very decorative and are collected on that account. Subject: Map :’Nova Delineatio… World Map by Jacob van Meurs. Very decorative recently colored world map with double hemispheres, surrounded by figures representing earth, fire, water, air, night and day. Showing california as an Island. With 2 cartouches, one showing the title in Dutch: Werelt Caert. A few small holes and a professionally restored small tear, barely visible; small split at centerfold bottom, extending into image, backed by preservation tape. Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 42 x 35 cm. The image size is ca. 35 x 25.5 cm. Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 16.5 x 13.8 inch. 13.8 x 10 inch. Medium: Copperplate engraving on verge type hand laid paper with watermark. We guarantee our items to be genuine original. GO TO OUR STORE and explore our huge collection of fine antique maps and prints. FIND SIMILAR ITEMS IN OUR STORE. Visit our Store: we would like to invite you to review similar items in our Store or to browse through all other items in our Store. We are confident that you will find very special unique antique maps and prints in our Store. It is our privilege to have you as a customer. Register here for our Newsletter! The item “Antique Map-WORLD-HEMISPHERE-USA-Van Meurs-1720″ is in sale since Wednesday, November 04, 2015. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps”. The seller is “theprintscollector” and is located in Zeeland. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Condition: Used
  • Original/Reproduction: Original Print
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
  • Print Type: Engraving
  • Date of Creation: Pre-1800
  • Subject: Animals

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