Mercator Original, Copper Engraved Map of from 1595. Fine detailed map of the Czech Republic, featuring a decorative title cartouche and distance scale.From the Mercator Atlas "SIV COSMOGRAPHICAE MEDITIONES DE FABRICA MUNDI". (16 1/2" X 13 1/2" plus margin). He was renowned for creating the 1569 world map. Based on a new projection. Which represented sailing courses of constant bearing rhumb lines.
As straight linesan innovation that is still employed in nautical charts. Mercator was one of the founders of the Netherlandish school of cartography. And is widely considered as the most notable representative of the school in its golden age.
In his own day he was the world's most famous geographer. This fine map is suitable for framing and would be an excellent, cherished gift or an important addition to your collection. The map that is being offered is entitled. If the print is not as stated and you want to return it, you have 14 days to do so.
SANDTIQUE'S mission is to offer its prints and maps at the "Best Value" on the Internet. If you find an exact print at a lower price, please send us the link and we will match the price. This is for fixed price, identical, single prints from the same publication & year and in equal condition. The item "Original Fine Mercator Map of Czech Republic MORAVIA 1613" is in sale since Monday, August 13, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps".The seller is "sandtiqueprints" and is located in Jacksonville, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.