Leen Helmink Antique Maps

World by Nicolas Visscher

Cartographer

Nicolas Visscher

Title

Orbis Terrarum Nova et Accuratissima Tabula

Published

Amsterdam, 1658

Size

cms

Technique

Copperplate engraving

Stock number

18663

Condition

excellent

Price

$ 8500

Description

Beautiful double hemisphere map of the world, decorated with spectacular allegories of the four elements from classical antiquity, earth, air, water and fire. One of the earliest obtainable maps to show the Tasman discoveries.