Nicholas Van Geelkercken "1610 Double Hemipshere Map
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Sold Date: 04/01/2011
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
Nicholas Van Geelkercken1610 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. Please review the photographs to assist you and feel free to send any questions you may have Check out my other items Thank you for looking and Happy E-Baying
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