Wereldkaart van Petrus Plancius, 1592. Monumenta Cartographica : reproductions of unique and rare maps, plans and views in the actual size of the originals, accompanied by cartographical monographs.
[The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff], 1927,
folio, boards and cloth with printed paper label on front cover. Ribbon ties. Martinus Nijhoff], Item #31592
Cover title. Text pages numbered 27 to 50, describing plates numbered 26-38. Plates 26-38 bear inscription: "Petrus Plancius, World map published in Amsterdam by Cornelis Claesz and in Antwerp by Johannes Baptista Vrient, 1592." Plates 39, 40 and 40bis bear inscription: "Portions of the Planisphere of Henricus A Langren, published in Amsterdam, c.1598-1600. Reprint of an unknown edition of Plancius' Planisphere." Plate 40ter bears inscription: "Only sheet known of a second edition of Plancius' Planisphere." Volume 2 of a 5 volume set. The front pastedown has caused offsetting to the flap folds and a 9" x 9" portion of the first page.
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