PCT-62042

Helvetiae Conterminarumque Terrarii (..) - Bertius (1685)

  • Technic: Copperplate engraving / etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
  • Condition: Good, given age. Small repaired hole in title cartouche bottom right. Original folds as issued. Title cartouche partly coloured. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1685
  • Overall size: 14.2 x 13 cm
  • Image size: 12.2 x 11.7 cm
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Description: Antique print, titled: 'Helvetiae Conterminarumque Terrarii, antiqua descriptio.' - Miniature map of Switzerland, from the pocket atlas 'Introductionis in Universam Geographiam tam Veterem quam novam .. Acessit P. Bertii (Bertius) Brevarium Orbis Terrarum', by Ph. Cluverius (Cluver).

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Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Petrus Bertius' after 'Philipp Cluver'. Petrus Bertius (also Peter Bertius; (Dutch) Pieter de Bert) (14 November 1565 – 13 October 1629) was a Flemish theologian, historian, geographer and cartographer. Philipp Cluver (1580 - 1622), early modern German geographer and historian.