Moesiae et Daciae (..) - Bertius (1685)

  • Technic: Copperplate engraving / etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
  • Condition: Good, given age. Original folds as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: 1685
  • Overall size: 5,4 x 5,1 inch
  • Image size: 4,8 x 4,6 inch

Description: Antique print, titled: 'Moesiae et Daciae, Tabula Contiens una Poloniam, Russiam nigram, etc.' - Miniature map of the ancient regions of Moesia and Daccia. In the northwest is Cassubia and Pomerania. To the southwest is then Poland, Hungary,Bosnia, Croatia, Serbia and ancient Illyris. The green area in the north is Black Russia. Further south is Romania and Bulgaria. 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.