"Ventorum Index... [on sheet with] Vocabulorum Geographicorum Topica Significatio", Quad, Matthias von Kinckelbach
Subject: Wind Rose
Period: 1600 (dated)
Publication: Geographisch Handtbuch
Color: Black & White
11.6 x 7.9 inches
29.5 x 20.1 cm
A very unusual, striking engraving featuring a magnificent 32-point compass rose or wind rose, paired on the same page with a map of an invented coastline used to illustrate a key and explanation of labeling for topographic map features. Explanatory Latin text on verso. Size given is for both engravings combined.
References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #239-82.
A dark impression with light soiling and a professionally repaired centerfold separation at bottom.