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ROME, ROMA, ITALY. Latii, Romanum Territorium, BERTIUS original antique map 1618

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ROMANUM TERRITORIUM

by Petrus Bertius

Published Amsterdam 1618 in
"Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum."

An original early 17th century copper engraved miniature antique map of the Rome area of Italy by Petrus Bertius.

The title is displayed in a strapwork cartouche with the further title of "Descriptio Latii" in the upper margin.


A crisp dark impression on robust hand laid paper with Latin text to verso. Enhanced with attractive later hand colouring.

Fine condition other than minor patchy browning as seen in the upper margin (exaggerated in the photo), free of repairs or restoration.

Approx. 5" x 4" (140mm x 100mm) 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

T31719


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