1600 Bertius - Mare Rubrum

Small 1600 map of the Red Sea with Egypt, Sudan, Saudi Arabia and Yemen

Title:

Mare Rubrum

Map maker:

Petrus Bertius, Cornelium Nicolai

Place and Year:

Amsterdam, 1600

Dimensions:

11.5 x 16 cm (4.5 x 6.3 in)

Technique:

Copperplate engraving

Coloring:

Uncolored

Condition Rating:

VG+

100.00
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DETAILS

Small map of the Red Sea based on a map by Jan Huygen van Linschoten from 1598.

The map was first published in 1598 in Barent Langenes's Caert-Thresoor ('Map-treasury'). This example comes from the Petrus Bertius's Latin edition of Langenes's work titled Tabularum Geographicarum, published in 1600 in Amsterdam.

Verso text: Latin.

CONDITION NOTES

Slightly age-toned.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00383

REFERENCES

Tibbetts, G. R. Arabia in Early Maps. Ney York, NY: Oleander Maps, 1978, 56.

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