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GERMANY, SCHLESWIG HOLSTEIN, HEIDE, MARNE, MELDORF, P.BERTIUS original antique map 1606

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THIET MARSIA

by  Petrus Bertius


Published Amsterdam 1606 by Cornelium Nicolai, in;

 "Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum Libri Quinque"

An original early 17th century copper engraved miniature antique map of the Schleswig-Holstein region of Northern Germany by Petrus Bertius. The title is displayed in a strapwork cartouche with the further title Descriptio Dietmarsiae in the upper margin. The map is orientated with east upwards and covers the region between the Eider and Elba rivers. Heide, Lunden, Hemmingstedt, Meldorf and Marne are among the towns marked.
 A fine map enhanced with attractive later hand colouring.
A crisp dark impression on robust hand laid paper with Latin text to verso. 

Fine unmarked condition, free of repairs or restoration.

Approx. 5" x 3.5" (120mm x 85mm) map area only, with full margins beyond.


 Petrus Bertius 1565 -1629

Also known Pieter or Peter Bertius of Flemish birth he was educated at Leiden University and was a theologian, historian and mathematician of some standing, but is remembered chiefly for his cartographic works. His brothers in law Joducus Hondius and Pieter Van Den Keere were also highly successful cartographers and  engraved many of the maps for the Tabularum Geographicum Contractarum.


 A  GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 400 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

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