79/5321 Worldmaps Orbis terrarum typus de integro multis in locis emendatus
79/5321 [Worldmaps]. "Orbis terrarum typus de integro multis in locis emendatus". Handcol. gilt engr. double-hemisphere worldmap by P. PLANCIUS after R. MERCATOR, ship, within highly dec. borders showing a sundial and large compass rose, 28,5x51 cm., Amst., P. Plancius, 1590.

- Careful repairs of small tears and creases; left and right margin doubled/ cut on/ just outside the border line; trifle browned; paper partly thin. Good copy.

= Shirley 177: "Most of the maps prepared by Plancius are uncommon, if not rare, as they were not reprinted in standard atlas form. One of his earliest productions is this world map (...) It incorporates the improvements found on the post-1587 world map of Ortelius including a reshaped South America and the insertion of the Solomon Isles. (...) Japan is shown for the first time (not entirely correctly) as one small and three larger Islands". Decorative and with rare handcolouring. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCV.

€ (2.000-3.000) 2000