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Arctic--Mercator, Gerard
SEPTENTRIONALIUM TERRARUM DESCRIPTION. [DUISBURG, 1606]
LOT SOLD. 1,625 GBP
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Arctic--Mercator, Gerard
SEPTENTRIONALIUM TERRARUM DESCRIPTION. [DUISBURG, 1606]
LOT SOLD. 1,625 GBP
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Arctic--Mercator, Gerard
SEPTENTRIONALIUM TERRARUM DESCRIPTION. [DUISBURG, 1606]
State 2 (of 2 identified), (435 x 573mm.), double-page engraved map in circular form including northern Canada, Greenland, Scandinavia, northern Asia and California, with three spandrel insets, Latin text on verso, strengthened at fold with very minor loss
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Burden 88 (state 2)

Catalogue Note

THE FIRST SEPARATE PRINTED MAP DEVOTED TO THE ARCTIC, it is the only non-European atlas map compiled by Gerard Mercator himself. This is the second state, with Nova Zembla as one island with an incomplete coast.  

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