Nordafrika - Ptolemäus - Mercator
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"Africae Tabula IIII."
Map of Northern Africa, region from Marocco to the Red Sea, with the Canary Islands at the left side; at upper right nice, decorative cartouche.
Orig. coloured copper engraving by Gerardus Mercator after Claudius Ptolemy, from the first cartographic part of the Cosmography of Gerardus Mercator, printed and published by G. Kempen, 1st edition, Cologne 1578, 31,5 x 46,5 cm.
Paper a little bit stained, at lower margin's centre an old bonding, otherwise perfect condition.
Ref.: Koeman Vol. II, Me 1, without privilege