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Von den Inseln Zeilan und Maldiva. / Maldivae Insulae

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Article ID ASI1205
Artist Bertius (1565-1629)
Petrus Bertius (1565 –1629) was a Flemish theologian, historian, geographer and cartographer. Bertius published much in mathematics, and historical and theological works, but he is now well known as cartographer with his edition of the Geographia of Ptolemy (based on Mercator's edition from 1578), and for its atlas.
Title Von den Inseln Zeilan und Maldiva. / Maldivae Insulae
Year ca. 1620
Description Map depicts the islands of the Maledives, partly Ceylon( now Sri Lanka) and the south part of India. With decorative ships and sea monsters in the foreground.
Place of Publication Amsterdam
Dimensions (cm)9 x 12
ConditionPerfect condition
TechniqueCopper print


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