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[Title-Page] Belgii Inferioris ...

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[Title-Page] Belgii Inferioris ... : G.Mercator

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Gerard Mercator's project to complete a cartographical description of the entire universe, both heaven and earth, was eventually realised in the "Atlas, Sive Cosmographicae Meditationes De Fabrica Mundi". Mercator intended to produce a modern geography and a Ptolemaic atlas, a massive and over-ambitious project. In fact, only 'Ptolemaic Geographia' was completed in his lifetime, and it was left to his son, Rumold, to complete and publish the world atlas in 1595. This was the first time the name "Atlas" was applied to a bound collection of maps, and, like Mercator's projection, has remained in everyday use to this day. This is the titlepage to the volume of the atlas devoted to maps of the Low Countries.
region: Title Pages
mapmaker: G.Mercator  
place and date of publication: Amsterdam 1585-1623
medium and colour: Copperplate, Original Colour
size in mm: 225 x 165
ref: 35629

Price: £ 260

 
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