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1597 Cornelis van Wytfliet
$ 2,200.00

Double hemisphere map of the world reduced from Rumold Mercator's map of 1587. A figure of Atlas supports the spheres from below. Wytfliets work took place a number of years prior to publication. The map follows Plancius' globe of 1592 in many respects. Shirley #207, Pl 165. Wagner 191.

Cornelis van Wytfliet Biography

Cornelius de Wytfliet (ca.1550-ca. 1597) was a Flemish cartographer most famous for his Descriptionis Ptolemaicae Augmentum. The work was published in Louvain, Belgium, and had nineteen maps of the Americas.