1618 Copper World Map GEELKERCKEN Orbis Terrarum Planis
What a great piece. This offering is for a wonderful vintage 1618 copper world map which is beautifully displayed with a framed. Our client is uncertain of the age. The piece is in excellent condition. No cracks or water stains in the frame. Great piece ! Map By and Named:GEELKERCKEN, NICOLAES VAN , Orbis Terrarum Descriptio Duobis Planis Hemisphaeriis 1617/1618. Measures Framed: 43 x 32 Measured Copper without Frame: 40 x 21 About the original paper map: Original is Extremely rare. Second edition, dated 1618, with Spilbergen's passage around the Strait of Magellan . This vividly decorated world map by Nicolaes Van Geelkercken takes much of its geography from his earlier map of 1610, "however the rich external decoration is quite new. In the corners t are rural scenes illustrating the four seasons and, in the upper and lower central parts, panoramas of the Garden of Eden and the Last Judgement. Some of the human details - milkmaids, reapers, skaters - are particularly lively" -- Shirley. The map is exceedingly rare. Shirley cites only two examples of the 1617 first edition and states that "four or five examples are extant dated 1618." ref: Shirley, The Mapping of The World, #295, Rarity RR. AuctionPro of Smithtown gladly accepts payment via Paypal, Visa, Mastercard, Money Orders and Cashiers Check. Personal checks will not be accepted unless prior arrangements are made. NYS Sales Tax will apply for New York State Residents
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