Rare miniature atlas

By BERTIUS, Petrus, 1603 
£12,000

Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum Libri Quinque

World
  • Author: BERTIUS, Petrus
  • Publication place: Amsterdam
  • Publication date: 1603.
  • Physical description: Five parts in one volume, second edition, oblong quarto (120 by 180mm), engraved title, letterpresss title, 171 engraved maps (of 175), later full calf, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands.
  • Inventory reference: 2293

Notes

This second edition of Barent Langenes’s Caert-Thresoor with text by Bertius contains, in addition to the two World maps [Shirley 182 and 211], fifteen maps and plates relating to the Americas. 

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