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Mercator, Rumold
'ORBIS TERRAE COMPENDIOSA DESCRIPTIO'. [DUISBURG: 1595 OR LATER]
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LOT SOLD. 3,250 USD
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153
Mercator, Rumold
'ORBIS TERRAE COMPENDIOSA DESCRIPTIO'. [DUISBURG: 1595 OR LATER]
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250 USD
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Mercator, Rumold
'ORBIS TERRAE COMPENDIOSA DESCRIPTIO'. [DUISBURG: 1595 OR LATER]
Full-sheet engraved map of the world (17 1/4 x 22 3/8 in.; 437 x 568 mm). Fully handcolored; some light browning and soiling, a few creases. Handsomely framed with UVIII Plexiglass.
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Literature

Shirley 157

Catalogue Note

Rumold Mercator's double-hemispheric map of the world is "a model of clarity and neatness" derived and condensed from "Nova et aucta orbis terrae descriptio," his father Gerard's monumental twenty-one–sheet wall map of 1569 (Shirley).

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