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Lot 106: Engraved Map of the World by Plancius, 1590
05 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Orbis Terrarum Typus de Integro Multis in Locis Emendatus... Petrus Plancius (1552-1622). Engraved map. Amsterdam, 1590. 11 1/2 x 20 1/4 inches sheet, 22 1/2 x 31 1/2 inches framed. Engraved double hemisphere map of the world after Rumold Mercator?s world map of 1587. State 2, with the addition of the label ?Magallanica? to the Southern continents. Dutch biblical text on verso. First published in a Dutch Bible of 1590, and reprinted in Bibles of 1621. This is the earlier and less common of Plancius? world maps.
Artist or Maker: Petrus Plancius
Literature: Engraving on paper