[16th century] Mercator, G.: Suecia Et Norvegia cum confinijs

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Gerhard Mercator (1512 – 1594)

“Suecia Et Norvegia cum confinijs”

16th century copperplate engraving of Scandinavia. Hand-coloured decorative cartouche.

Mercator was 16th century German-Netherlandish mapmaker whose maps were fine examples of the golden age of Netherlandish cartography. Mercator also invented the Mercator map projection still used today in many maps.

Year of printing 1595, Amsterdam
Dimensions 37 x 48 cm
Condition 3
Condition explanations (5) Mint, (4) Very good, (3) Good, (2) Fair, (1) Poor
Other some small stains and worn in the middle

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