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SWITZERLAND, BERN, LUCERNE, ALTDORF, SPIEZ, BERTIUS original antique map 1618

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ARGOW

by Petrus Bertius

Published Amsterdam 1618 in "Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum Libri Septem."

An original early 17th century copper engraved miniature antique map of Switzerland by Petrus Bertius.

Covers Bern, Thun, Lucerne, Zug, Zurich, Altdorf, Spietz etc.  

The title is displayed in a decorative cartouche with the further title of Descriptio Argoviae in Helvetia in the upper margin.

A crisp dark impression on robust hand laid paper with Latin text to verso. 

Fine condition, free of repairs or restoration. It would be hard to find a better example. 

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 ALMOST 400 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

We do not deal in reproductions, facsimiles or modern copies of any kind.

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