Western Manuscripts and Early Printed Books

Septentrionalium terrarum descriptio Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594

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Circular copper plate engraving map of the Northern Hemisphere from the Arctic Pole to latitude 60° North. The map contains four circular insets, one containing the map title and statement, "Per Gerardum Mercatorem Cum Privilegio." Other three insets contain detailed depictions of islands from the larger map.

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