Old World Map Antique 1630

Old World Map Antique 1630

This is a reprodution of one of the most beautiful world maps ever engraved and one of the most influential in promulgating the California as an island hypothesis and one of the earliest maps to show the Dutch discoveries in Australia. Henricus Hondius published the first dated map showing Dutch discoveries along the northern coastline. It was the first widely available world map to include major revisions since the map by Plancius in 1599. (Clancy in The mapping of Terra Australis) A corner stone map for any collection of world or Australian maps.

The Map is approximately 23 x 18 inches.
The map is printed on fine photo matte museum archival paper 270gsm
The frame is not included.

This page will be carefully inserted into a solid tube. The sleeve will be shipped in a tube to prevent any bending. I'm happy to combine shipping, just ask!

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