Nicholas Van Geelkercken "1610 Double Hemipshere Map

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  • Sold Date: Apr 01,2011
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Nicholas Van Geelkercken

1610 ORBIS TERRARUM DESCRIPTO DUOBIS PLANIS HEMISPHAERIIS

(The World, the Earth, Two Hemipsheres)

This BUY IT NOW OR MAKE YOUR BEST OFFER Item is a very rare and exquisite old world Map by the little reconized but very renouned engravor and draftsman Nichols Van Geelkercken in or about 1610 ( there is lots of debate about th exact date the original draft was created). The Map is beautifully detailed and painted on Polished aluminum attached to a superior white oak border and farme with cartographic detailing of Splibergen' s passage around the strait of Magella. The Detail of this peice simply cannot be brought to its true beauty by pictures ( its doen's help that I am a terrible photographer). The map was created by Masketeer Inc. in Bilington W. Virginia. map, including frame measures 23 1/2" x 31" and weights 12 lbs. It is in near Mint condition with no scratches, brakes or cracks.

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