"[Lot of 3] Gerardus Mercator [and] Petrus Plancius [and] Petrus Bertius", Buys/Vinkeles
Period: 1787-91 (dated)
Color: Black & White
3.5 x 5.9 inches
8.9 x 15 cm
Set of three copper engravings of these famous cartographers from a Dutch dictionary. The oval portraits are surrounded in handsomely engraved frames with titles below. Size varies slightly.
A. Gerardus Mercator, dated 1790. Condition: A fine impression with faint soiling in the blank margins. (A)
B. Petrus Plancius, dated 1791. Condition: A nice impression with a minor damp stain along the sheet's left edge, well away from image. (A)
C. Petrus Bertius, dated 1787. Condition: A fine impression with light scattered foxing. (B+)
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